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Action Family Counseling

    Join The Voices For Recovery: Together On Pathways To Wellness

    By: Cary Quashen

    Someone once shared with me they thought an alcoholic or drug addict was the old man who lived underneath the bridge and was homeless, doomed to a life of recklessness and hopelessness. But also shared they had subsequently discovered addiction affects everyone.

    Standing Room Only At Third Annual Heroin Kills Symposium

    The third annual Heroin Kills Symposium at the Santa Clarita Activities Center Wednesday night drew a crowd of more than 300 people and discussed all aspects of the drug issue in our valley, including prevention and how to get help.

    Action Drug Overdose Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil Packs The Zone

    Dozens of Santa Clarita Valley Residents Gather to Mourn Local Teens and Young Adults Who Died of Drug Overdoses

    By Stephen K. Peeples

    Second Action Drug Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil Lights Friday

    Event Provides Santa Clarita Valley Residents a Time to Share in Mourning the Loss of Loved Ones to Drug Overdoses

    By Stephen K. Peeples

    Third Annual Heroin Kills Symposium To Address Local Drug Issue

    Heroin and prescription drug abuse is dangerous, and no community is immune from its effects. To help parents and teens understand the dangers and what the city is doing to fight the issue, city staff are holding the third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.

    Back To School Resolutions For Tweens And Teens

    Cary Quashen, a high-risk teen counselor and founder of Action Family Counseling, gives back-to-school advice for parents, teens and tweens.

    ACTION Family Zone Parents’ Seminar Spotlights Risky Teen Trends

    Special Meeting Wednesday Night Shows How Stunts Like Car-Surfing, Condom-Snorting are Just as Dangerous as Drug Abuse

    By Stephen K. Peeples

    Action Family Counseling Pleased With Urban Outfitters' Recall

    After pressure from and concerned parents, substance abuse counselors and government officials across the nation, Urban Outfitters has recalled their line of shot glasses designed to look like prescription pill bottles.

    Editorial: Summer A Dangerous Driving Time For Teens

    Cary Quashen of Action Family Counseling cautions parents to be aware of the risk to teenagers driving during summer. Always know where your teens are driving, who they will be with, and where they will be home.