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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid Training? Youth Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches parents, school staff, peers, caregivers, teachers and more how to help adolescents who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of substance […]

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THIRD ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS PSA VIDEO CONTEST

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Physical activity can improve your mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and negative mood. Physical activity can improve cognitive function by alleviating symptoms such as low self-esteem and social withdrawal. We want to hear from you about how you get physical for your mental health. Express your creativity by entering the TEENS4TEENS Contest. Your video spa will help to provide support for youth who may be going through a difficult time. Winning entries will be posted on all of our social media outlets.

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Tobacco-Free for a Healthy New Jersey

“Tobacco-Free for a Healthy New Jersey” community partners have been busy conducting point of sale audits throughout the eight counties of the northern region. Tobacco advertising and product exposure has the potential to affect people of all ages.  The young who begin to see tobacco as common and benign in the marketplace as milk and […]

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NJ Healthy Communities Network

New Jersey Healthy Communities NetworkThe Center for Prevention and Counseling was one of 50 agencies to be awarded a grant from the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network.Our grant is an exciting, cutting edge two-year grant designed to improve the health and well-being of our county’s residents. Specifically, we are going to test whether clients see […]

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PreVenture

PreVenture is a 4-week evidence-based prevention program that uses four different personality interventions. The program’s goals are to promote mental health, increase skill development and delay substance use among youth. At its core, the program aims to provide youth with cognitive behavioral skills to help them cope with the multiple challenges many teens face, such as academic stress, peer pressure, and interpersonal conflict. In addition, the program identifies at-risk youth through a universal screening tool.

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2019 PRIDE Survey Youth Data

Since 2006, the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a Program of the Center for Prevention & Counseling, in Collaboration with participating Sussex County School Districts, conducted a biannual survey of students in grades 6th-12th on their attitudes and behaviors regarding mental health, alcohol, tobacco and other
drugs.

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TI-ROSC

ABOUTIn partnership with the New Jersey Coalition for Addiction Recovery Support (NJ-CARS), the Center for Prevention and Counseling has formed a committee to rollout the Trauma-Informed, Recovery-Oriented System of Care (TI-ROSC) toolkit developed by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.Applying a trauma-informed approach to a recovery-oriented system of care operationalizes two models that have overlapping […]

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