14 Maple Street
P.O. Box 841
Belchertown MA 01007



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Learn About Teen Prescription (Rx) Drug Abuse
Did you know that it is estimated that 48,000,000 Americans age 12 years and older have taken prescription medication for “non-medical” reasons?  According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement administration (DEA), every day, on average, 2,500 teens use prescription drugs to get high for the first time; 2 in 5 teens believe that prescription drugs are “much safer” than illicit drugs.  Sixty-three percent of teens believe that prescription drugs are easy to get from friends’ and family’s medicine cabinet.
Take Action: Parents
Check out the Smart Moves, Smart Choices web site for more information regarding prescription drug abuse:
Sun Safety Awareness for Parents
Tanning is out — your skin is in. See this website from the Melanoma Foundation of New England regarding UV safety and protection:
Below are links to some useful publications and brochures which you may be interested in reading.

Pink Eye

Chicken Pox

Head Lice


Common Cold


Fifth Disease

Safety Seats For Kids

Belchertown Recreation Department

The Belchertown Recreation Department department offers many programs, sport related activities and other leisure programs which may be of interest to you and your family.

Their website address is and their physical address is 66 State Street (Route 202), Belchertown, MA  01007.

The recreation department may be reached by telephone at (413) 323-0419.

Local Physicians List

We have compiled a printable list of area physicians to help you find a healthcare provider with whom both you and your child are comfortable. Please let us know if we can help further.

Click here for the Physicians List

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