AnxietyWe teach teens to recognize and manage anxiety and help them find ways to build resilience
Binge DrinkingThe mission of our Binge Drinking program is to reduce injury and save lives, by giving students the information they need before tragedy strikes.
Sexual AssaultThe Sexual Assault program teaches students how to recognize when someone is at risk for sexual assault.
Project CHILDDProject CHILDD is a community-based outreach program for children and teens with developmental disabilities.
You&MeA Project CHILDD initiative in collaboration with local police departments, You&Me promotes independence, safety and trust for residents with special needs.
Project Community Launches “You & Me”: The newest innovative program to help special needs residents of our community
Project Community is proud to announce “You & Me,” a Project CHILDD (Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities) program in partnership with law enforcement in Pelham and Pelham Manor. Continuing in its 35 year commitment to empower independence, provide safety, and improve the quality of life of our children, teens and adults in our […]Read More
Project Community’s 6th Annual Color Run is moving to Spring 2021.Read More
Project Community has been supporting community health for 35 years. In our new “Knowledge to Navigate” series, we address challenges our communities are facing, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the third article of our series, Medication Safety, we are sharing our health care expertise and guidance to support the healthy use of medications. Incorrect […]Read More
Project Community joins the celebration of the extraordinary nurses who care for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also celebrate the nurses who share their education and experience for our programs, while balancing a full-time career and family demands. Margaret M. Monahan, BSN, RN, is the Clinical Director of Project CHILDD and Teen Project […]Read More
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often referred to as ADHD, is characterized by impulsive, restless and inattentive behavior that has negative effects on social interactions, learning abilities, and the psychological well-being of the child. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that affects 3 to 7 percent of school-age children. When working with children with ADHD you may […]Read More
1. I am first and foremost a child. I have autism. I am not primarily “autistic.”Autism is only one aspect of my total character. It does not define me as a person. 2. My sensory perceptions are disordered. This means that the ordinary sights, sounds, smells, tastes and touches of every day, that you may not even […]Read More
The COVID-19 virus has put the world on pause. We’ve all learned critical steps to preventing the infection and improving the recovery from the virus. But what is not mentioned often enough, and is critical to fighting infection, is our immune system. How can we help make our bodies less susceptible to contracting viruses, like COVID-19, in the […]Read More
Has there ever been a more important time to focus on well-being? What if there were three activities, supported by scientific research, and with limited time investment, that could improve your well-being? You could start immediately from your house (even in your pajamas)! You might know that well-being is important for physical, emotional and mental […]Read More
Zak DeOssie, Project Community’s Honorary Chair & Official Starter of the Color Run for the last few years, helps build awareness to the programs that support the youth and families of our communities.Read More
Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why one would ever do such a thing, so I asked and her response caught me off-guard. She deleted her Instagram because she felt herself becoming depressed by it. The pressure of taking the right picture, with the right filter, wearing […]Read More
The dangers of teen binge drinking and what parents can do.Read More
The way symptoms of particular anxiety disorders manifest in children and adolescents often differ slightly from the way the symptoms of the same disorders manifest in adults. For this reason, it is important to familiarize yourself with the behaviors associated with the teenage versions of various anxiety disorders.Read More
Compared to the national averages, Pelham was 6 percentage points higher in drinking, 8 percentage points higher in binge drinking and 3 percentage points higher in vaping marijuana. Student behavior fell three percentage points below national marijuana usage and seven percentage points below the national vaping average.Read More