Talk they will hear you. Presented by The Home & School Association

Prepare for one of the most important conversations you may ever have with your kids about underage drinking. SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” 

Learn about the contributing factors that lead some children and teens to experiment with alcohol and what you can do to help them make healthy decisions.

Have you heard these terms? Your kids probably have.

  • Good Grade Drug
  • Vaping
  • K-2
  • Spice
  • Oxy
  • Weed
  • Horse
  • Special K
  • DXM
  • Percs
  • Ritalin
  • Addy
  • 420
  • Robo tripping
  • Pharming
  • Juice
  • Blunt
  • Shatter

Attendees who participate will receive handouts of signs and symptoms, slang terms, resources in Bucks County, “Talk they hear you” program materials, and a chance to win three Google Play gift cards. 

Parents may bring older children if the parent deems appropriate.. Please consider age and content.


St. Andrew Catholic School, Marian Room
51 Wrights Road Newtown, PA 18940

Date & Time

Thursday. October 12, 2017  7:00 PM


Deborah Van Aken, Ph.D. is a Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist with a private practice in New Hope.  Her private work includes work with children, adolescents and parents around issues of parenting, school concerns, family relationships, anxiety and depression. She is a parent to four children.

This program is supported by the Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth, a Drug-Free Communities Grantee