CASAC To Present Active Teen Parenting Class

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council and Mental Health Association are presenting “Active Parenting of Teens” from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Sept. 5 and 12 at the Mental Health Association, 31 Water St., Door 14, Suite 7, in the Gateway Center, Jamestown.

The program is being offered free of charge through a grant from the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. “Active Parenting of Teens” Third Edition from Active Parenting Publishers, addresses teens and technology (the internet, social networking sites, etc.); the latest in teen drug use prevention (including prescription drugs); how to spot it and handle teen bullying; special step-family considerations; how brain development affects teen behavior and decision-making; improved discipline and communication; and updated teen sexuality issues.

Space is limited. Registration is requested by calling Kathleen Colby at 664-3608.

For more information about CASAC services, call the Jamestown office at 664-3608, the Dunkirk office at 366-4623 or visit