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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Summer Prevention

School is out and Sussex County teens are enjoying the start to a long summer!  While summer brings sun, fun and freedom, it also brings an increased risk for alcohol and other drug use among teens. Summertime means more free time and often times with reduced adult supervision. Outdoor summer recreational activities like swimming, boating, […]

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WSCC Youth Leadership Camp Weekend

The weekend of June 2nd-4th marked The Center’s 6th annual Youth Leadership Camp. Pam Pastorino and Ashley LeBelle, School Health Specialists working under the WSCC (Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child) grant, orchestrated a jam packed weekend including outdoor activities, leadership training opportunities, team building exercises and personal growth at the Fairview Lake YMCA Camp […]

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CFPC is Highlighted

  Being recognized by the nation’s lead governmental agency that oversees community prevention, treatment and recovery initiatives, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is a really great honor! This year, The Center for Prevention and Counseling (CFPC) was highlighted as SAMHSA’s success story for our hard work and dedication with a “Communities […]

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What’s Happening in Recovery?

Recovery SupportDrop-in for RecoveryDrop-in for Recovery the 2nd Monday of every month between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at The Center, 65 Newton Sparta Rd in Newton, to learn about treatment and recovery support–even online recovery resources, and walk away with hope and a plan. Many times, people don’t know where to turn for help […]

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Tobacco Age of Sale 21

  Nearly all smokers start as kids or young adults. National data shows that about 95% of adult smokers begin smoking before they turn 21. About 580 kids under the age of 18 become regular smokers each day. Tobacco companies intentionally market to youth knowing that nearly all users become addicted before the age of […]

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