Findings Presented on Substance Abuse, Mental Health From Darien Student Survey

Darien’s Thriving Youth Task Force (TYTF) will present the findings from the Student Assets Survey at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Middlesex Middle School auditorium. Subjects covered in past student asset surveys included teenage drinking and drug use. TYTF will share the findings from surveying Darien 7th through 12th graders last February about their substance use patterns and mental health. The event will include a panel discussion afterwards about how the community can help support our teens.

Allegra Erickson and Christina Passaretti Thriving Youth Task Force TYTF

Two New Members Named to Community Fund of Darien’s Thriving Youth Task Force

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The Thriving Youth Task Force announced Monday that Allegra Erickson and Christina Passaretti will join its executive board for the 2021/22 school year. — an announcement from The Community Fund of Darien
Erickson will assume the role of Executive Board co-chair.  She will succeed Shelly Skoglund, who will complete her term as co-chair this year. Christina Passaretti will serve as vice chair, succeeding Susan Marks, who will also complete her term this year. Erickson brings a wealth of experience to the Thriving Youth Task Force. She has served our community on the PTO executive boards of Hindley Elementary, Middlesex Middle School and Darien High School and was a board member, Youth Asset Team adult advisor, and Community Investment executive board member for The Community Fund of Darien.