Welcome!

This website is provided by the Brookline Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Program — a division of the Brookline Department of Public Health, Massachusetts — which provides prevention and intervention services for Brookline youth and families. The site is for anyone who works with teens — including parents, guardians, educators, mentors and youth workers. It is frequently updated by substance abuse prevention staff at the Brookline Department of Public Health.

What you can find here

  • Information about Brookline Coalition Against Substance Abuse (B-CASA), which hosts community events on substance abuse and other social and emotional issues impacting teens.
  • News and local events relating to teen issues.
  • Information about the Peer Leadership program at Brookline High School and activities aimed at reducing risky behaviors.
  • Link to the Brookline Parent Education Network, which helps parents navigate social and emotional challenges affecting today’s teens.
  • Where to go for help in Brookline for teen issues involving alcohol, drugs and other risky behaviors, and additional treatment resources.
  • The latest research-based information on drugs and alcohol and how they affect teens, and the most recent data from the Brookline student health survey.
  • Information on Brookline teens and their behavior.