School Shootings & Violence in Schools

As an association dedicated to protecting the health of children everywhere, we are deeply saddened by the recent school shooting in Washington State.

AACAP compiled a list of related resources for helping children and families deal with violence:

Related Websites:




Check Before You Treat!

Facts for Families

Marijuana-infused candy raises new Halloween concerns.

Parents are recommended to carefully inspect any Halloween candy their kids bring home. All marijuana candy is required to be shaped, stamped, colored, or marked with a symbol indicating they contain marijuana. If there is any doubt, it’s recommended to throw the Halloween candy out and only stick with the known name brands.


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