The New Milford Youth Agency and Caron Treatment Centers will sponsor a free parenting for prevention workshop May 1 from 9 a.m. to noon in New Milford.

The workshop will be held at The Maxx at 94 Railroad St.

Topics to be discussed include current trends in substance use/abuse, tips for talking to children about drugs and alcohol, and more.

The New Milford High School resource officer will make a brief presentation.

A light meal and free child care will be provided.

Pre-registration is required for child care.

For more information or to register for child care, call 860-354-0047 or e-mail