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Meeting Locations


Sherwood Park

Strathcona Community Centre

2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park



Sunrise Community Church

3303-37 Street, Edmonton





Bottle Drive Proceeds 

CEO Brandie Harrop of Sherwood Park/Ft. Saskatchewan

Green Party of Canada Electoral District Assoc.

presents cheque to Executive Director Lerena Greig

proceeds from Bottle Drive Fundraiser


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PEP's Vice Chair, Chris Risling interviewed on Alberta Primetime February 16th,2016

click on link below....  




 Marijuana misinformation putting young people's health at risk, experts say 


When you can, please consider supporting other families in crisis of addiction, many ways to give.. Click on Donations tab




Together we are stronger

It's closer to home than you think

 Do you have a child using or abusing drugs and/or alcohol?

Do you have concerns and feel exhausted, hopeless, or alone?

 PEP supports & educates families

dealing with the effects of substance abuse

in youth & adult children.

Together we rebuild hope.

   Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Society was founded over 11 years ago as a result of a need.  Parents were out of solutions, hopeless, and alone in dealing with the issue of substance abuse in the home. Our co-founders identified the most significant way to help young people with substance abuse issues was through supporting and educating the parents & families

 Today PEP, a registered charity, continues to provide the community with innovative services for FREE.

 PEP was instrumental in getting the PChAD (Protection of Children Abusing Drugs Act) legislation in place as a resource for parents in Alberta, July 2006.



 Know The Facts about Marijuana  

Adolescent Marijuana Use and Its Impact on the Developing Brain 


Signs & Symptoms of Substance Abuse