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Families in Action - Cary Quashen

    Alcohol Poisoning A Reality, Not A Myth

    QuashenBy Cary Quashen, C.A.S.

    It happened again, someone came to a Tuesday evening ACTION Parent & Teen Support meeting in tears. “My son is drinking,” says the mom. “The Sheriff called me from the hospital emergency room. Your son is drunk, drunk to the point he has poisoned his body. The doctors tell me he could die, please get here quick.”

    Summer Time And The Livin' Is Easy - Or Is It?

    QuashenBy Cary Quashen, C.A.S.

    “Summer time and the living is easy” and “there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues” are musical words that typify the summer season of our lives, especially for teenagers.


    Quashen To Throw Out First Pitch On SCV Dodger Day

    caryquashenOne of KHTS’s own will be throwing out the first pitch at Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Night May 14, when the Boys in Blue take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at 4 p.m. in Chavez Ravine.



    Addiction And The Teen Brain Topic Of Tuesday Night Meeting

    treatment-supportBob Sharits, chemical dependency counselor, will discuss adolescent brain chemistry and addictive behaviors at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25 at a meeting sponsored by Action: a local parent and teen support program. The meeting will be held in the A Building lecture hall at the west end of the campus of Canyon High School, 19300 Nadal Street, Canyon Country.

    Holiday Expectations Create Family Stress


    Dinner_KidsBy Cary Quashen:

    ex·pec·ta·tion (ek'spek-ta' shen)

    The act of expecting.
    Eager anticipation.
    The state of being expected.
    Something expected: a result that did not live up to expectations.
    b. expectations
    Prospects, especially of success or gain.

    'Handprints' Help Kids Chase Big, Bold Dreams

    TV's Judge Hatchett featured on Families in Action.hatchett


    Television's Judge Glenda A. Hatchett was a special guest on today's Families in Action show with Cary Quashen and Stephanie Weiss. Hatchett's appearance coincided with National Families Week, and she discussed important ways parents can support and empower their children to lead successful lives.


    KHTS To Host Judge Hatchett

    TV personality to visit Families in ActionJudgeGlendaHatchett

    KHTS Host To Visit "The Doctors"

    Cary Quashen will share expertise on teen drug abuse.Quashen


    KHTS' own Cary Quashen will be featured on the health talk show "The Doctors" this Wednesday as an expert on youth drug abuse. The episode will cover current substance abuse issues, including heroin, marijuana, 'huffing,' and even new drugs and new trends in drug use.


    ACTION Parent Teen Support Group


    Being a teenager in Santa Claria today is a lot different then when we were kids.

    The social and academic pressures are different. Drugs, alcohol, gangs and sex…these are pressures today's teens face.

    When these pressures become too great, that is when ACTION Parent & Teen Support Group can help.

    Santa Clarita families can depend on ACTION to help when the stress becomes too much for your teen.