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S.M.A.R.T., Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening individuals, families, and communities.

S.M.A.R.T., Inc. has three areas of focus: Local Prevention Council (LPC), Parent University and Family, School and Community Events.

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 May is
                                         
Mental Health Awareness Month!
May 2-8 Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
May 3-7 National Mental Health Counseling Week
May 9-15 National Alcohol and Other Drug-related Birth Defects Week
May 23-29 Older Americans Mental Health Week
May 26 National Senior Health and fitness Day
May 31 World No Tobacco Day
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Thanks to our Region15 elementary school students for compiling this calendar! 
It is a great reminder for us to be mindful of others.
 

May is for Manners

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday






1

Make sure everyone is included when playing.


2

Write a thank you note to a special friend.

3

Be patient when waiting your turn.

National Children’s Mental Health

Awareness Week

4

If you finish schoolwork early, choose a quiet activity so others are not distracted.


5

If someone falls down, help them up.



Cinco de Mayo

6

Smile, look people in the eye and give a friendly “Hello!”


7

If you make a mess, clean it up.




8

Give someone a kind compliment.



9

Chew with your mouth closed.




10

Do something extra for your mother.


Mother’s Day

11

Respect others personal space and boundaries.

12

Make sure to knock before entering a room.

13

Be accountable for your actions.

14

Take care of your property and the property of others.

15

Compromise when working through a problem.

16

Ask someone “How is your day?”

17

Thank your bus driver when getting off.


18

Think before you speak or act.

19

Use kind words when speaking to others.

20

Say “Sorry” if you bump into someone.

21

Help your parents around the house with anything you can.

22

Make something for someone to help cheer them up.

23

Respect the rules on the bus.

24

Always say “please” and “thank you”.



25

Be a good listener and don’t interrupt others when they are speaking.

Memorial Day

26

Hold the door for the person behind you.

27

Be a good sport whether you win or lose a game.

28

Offer your seat to someone who is standing.

29

If someone is having trouble doing something, give them a hand.

30

Respect yourself and others, too.




World No Tobacco Day

31

Ask politely before you borrow something.








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Next S.M.A.R.T. Events:
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In May: 
           2016 Parent Survival Guide:
A panel discussion to inform concerned parents about the dangers of drugs and how to prevent their children from drug experimentation.
 
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South, Room 205
                                        


 
Do you know what to do if you suspect your child is using alcohol, tobacco or other drugs?
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