Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and consistently with their children.

Fall Seminar 2018
Beyond 13 Reasons: A frank discussion about preventing suicide.

Tuesday, October 2

Trevor Day High School, 312 East 95th Street - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Our expert panel will discuss what parents can do right now.

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2018

Tuesday, October 2

The University Club, 1 West 54th Street -12:00pm - 2:00pm

Featuring a conversation with Lee Woodruff who will discuss Resilience: Thriving through adversity.

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Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to
inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these
tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and
consistently with their children.

About Us

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Fall Seminar 2018

BEYOND 13 REASONS:
A FRANK DISCUSSION ABOUT PREVENTING SUICIDE

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:00-8:30PM
Trevor Day High School, 312 East 95th Street

Join us for a discussion of suicide prevention by an expert panel
of researchers and clinicians, led by John MacPhee, Executive
Director of the Jed Foundation.

Details

Register

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FALL BENEFIT
LUNCHEON 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:00-2:00PM
The University Club, 1 West 54th Street

Featuring a conversation with Lee Woodruff who will discuss
Resilience: Thriving Through Adversity.

Details

Register

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A PRACTICING PARENT
is now posting!

Check Out PIA's New Blog

Letter from the Co-Presidents – August 2018

Dear Parents in Action Community,

Welcome back everyone! Fall greets us with open arms as students return to school with new shoes, new back packs and new dreams. It’s the season when we begin to prioritize the year ahead and remember the commitments left drifting in the clouds as summer approached.

We, at NYC-Parents in Action, are committed to all of you throughout the year. Here’s what’s already on our docket…

Suicide Is An Impossible Subject To Tackle, But As Parents,
We Have To

I hate even saying the word. Suicide. There I typed it. Let’s face it. Despite what our kids, the social media generation (iGen), may think, suicide is not a new phenomenon, and it is far from a teen-centric issue. I lost two adults in my life to suicide just in the past year. Last week I was unpacking a box of photos my mom handed off to me and uncovered a note in my teen handwriting. I stared at the two-sided, yellowed small paper and the memories of that night unfolded in front of me....
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