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For the past 13 years, each middle school in the county has been invited to bring approximately ten 6th, ten 7th and ten 8th graders, two staff members, two parents and administrators to the Summit. Between 800 and 900 middle school students and approximately 100 school staff members have attended each year.
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 […]
In Recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, April is filled with activities throughout Sussex County. Alcohol Awareness month raises awareness while encouraging people to make healthy and safe choices when it comes to the use of alcohol. It also opens a window of opportunity to address underage drinking, especially with prom and graduation season right around […]
Coalition partners with Partnership for a Drug Free NJ, to bring Do No Harm Symposium The Center for Prevention and Counseling was excited to partner with the DEA and The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey in bringing Do No Harm on April 6 to Atlantic Health’s Newton Medical Center to alert prescribers on the new […]
CLEAR The Sussex County C.L.E.A.R. Program was honored by the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce with the prestigious Chairman’s Award at their “Quality in Business… Quality in Living” dinner on Thursday, March 24, 2017 for having made an extraordinary contribution to the County in the last twelve months, and celebrating the first year success program. A press conference […]
Do you know what “420” is? Ever hear someone talk about “4/20?” If so, they could be referring to “National Weed Day,” promoting all things cannabis related and often ‘observed’ by marijuana enthusiasts. You might also hear reference to the everyday afternoon hour of 4:20 pm as “code” to partake in smoking or using marijuana […]
Parents as Champions for Healthy Communities Training On March 4th and March 11th, Pam Pastorino and Ashley LeBelle, School Health Specialists and Northern Regional Coordinators of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Grant hosted a Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) – Parents as Champions for Healthy Schools” workshop. During this two day workshop, fourteen parents […]
Alcohol Awareness Contest Young people receive mixed messages about drinking alcohol from movies, television, music, their peers and other sources. Because of this, many do not understand how dangerous alcohol use by underage youth can be. The Sussex County Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of the Center for Prevention and Counseling, sponsored a […]