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Button Campaign at DSHS

Dover-Sherborn Faculty and Staff Spark Healthy Conversation with Students   On Thursday January 15th, all Dover-Sherborn High School faculty and […]

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Button Campaign at DSHS

Dover-Sherborn Faculty and Staff Spark Healthy Conversation with Students   On Thursday January 15th, all Dover-Sherborn High School faculty and […]

Ellen Chagnon, DSHS Guidance Director

Ellen Chagnon-Director of Guidance

ELLEN CHAGNON   Ellen Chagnon is the Director of Guidance at the Dover Sherborn High School and has been been in this position […]

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Keep Talking!

See all the social norm posters and mailings here.

Kelly Sullivan, English Teacher

Kelly Menice, DS English Teacher & SADD Advisor

  Currently, I am an English teacher at DSHS. I have been teaching English at DSHS for 9 years,  and […]

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Effects of Alcohol on the Adolescent Brain

Our speaker this fall will be Marisa Silveri, PhD, Wednesday October 15th 7pm, Mudge Auditorium. Dr. Marisa Silveri, nationally acclaimed […]

NCAA Student-Athlete Substance Use Study

  Excessive drinking is down significantly among student-athletes. Since 2005, the percentage of male student-athletes who reported drinking excessively (defined […]

Stall Street Journals

January 21, 2015

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Posted in Social Norming

Teens and Peer Perceptions

January 15, 2015

Adolescent misperceptions, in line with Dover-Sherborn Social Norming Campaign. Read More

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Posted in Parents, Social Norming, Students

Hers’s a bit of good news!

January 15, 2015

The latest Monitoring the Future survey, released on Tuesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, finds children are smoking fewer […]

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Posted in Alcohol, Other Drugs, Parents

The Kids are Watching!

December 22, 2014

          Have you ever tried telling your child not to do something, only to be challenged […]

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Posted in Parents

Marijuana’s Addictive Risk Shouldn’t Be Ignored

October 30, 2014

Cheryl and I had at one time enjoyed getting stoned together occasionally, and then we changed. For her it became […]

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Posted in Marijuana, The Teenage Brain

Peter McGowen

Peter McGowen, Dover Chief of Police

October 26, 2014

 Q.  Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens? A.   Drug and […]

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Posted in Faces of Prevention

Andrea Merritt, Health Educator, DSHS & DSMS

October 12, 2014

SPAN-DS – Faces of Prevention, Andrea Merritt Health Educator, DSMS/DSHS Q. Why do you care so much about preventing drug and […]

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Posted in Faces of Prevention

Instagram has a drug problem

October 10, 2014

            Instagram has ushered in a golden age for the drug trade. You read that correctly: […]

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Posted in Other Drugs, Parents

Parents Teaching Teens “Responsible Drinking” is a Myth: Study

October 10, 2014

          Parents who provide their teens with alcohol and a place to consume it may think […]

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Posted in Alcohol, Parents, Students

Why Wait?

October 10, 2014

Choosing to wait until 21 to drink reduces your chance for addiction by 90% Read More

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Posted in Alcohol, Students

OUR MISSION

SPAN-DS seeks to prevent and decrease substance abuse in our communities, especially among youth. To that end we help build networks among parents, students, and other individuals that will:
  • Heighten awareness
  • Promote responsible behaviors
  • Encourage strong support systems