Welcome to the Hampden-Wilbraham Partners for Youth

 youth first aid

Parenting Now: Social Media-What you Should Know, recorded 2/24/2021


Parenting Now! Coping in the COVID World, recorded 1/27/21

Parenting Now! Catch My Breath-What Parents Should Know About Teens, 'Tweens, and Vaping,
recorded 11/19/20


Parenting Now! Building Resilient Youth in Challenging Times
Watch Steve Opanlenik's presentation,
recorded 10/21/20





The Hampden-Wilbraham Partners for Youth coalition strives to implement a coordinated, comprehensive, collaborative and sustainable plan of evidence-based activities and services to prevent and reduce youth substance use and promote healthy childhood development.

drug free communities

We offer you this website to learn more about our communities’ coalition, who we are, what we do, how you can become involved and work with us to keep our children safe, healthy, and drug-free.


View a short video about our coalition, recorded after the 2016 National CADCA Leadership Forum


Parenting Perspectives Survey
Please fill out this 10-minute anonymous survey. Tell us about your successes and challenges raising kids in Hampden and Wilbraham. Data is collected to help develop strategies and messages consistent with reinforcing positive youth development. Thank You!