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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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2022 Alcohol Awareness Contest Winners

Here are the winners of our 22nd Annual Alcohol Awareness PSA contest “Everything is Awesome When You’re Alcohol Free”, 11 Sussex County schools had winning entries! With over 100 submissions, these entries truly stood out. Thank you to the teachers that had students enter as we appreciate their concern about this topic.

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Military Family Program

Registration is now open for the Spring Session of the Military Family program held in Newton on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7! Any family with military affiliation can register for the program. Through this in-person program, we will be providing family meals, sessions for parents & children, child care, family fun activities and a $300 gift card at the end of the program. Feel free to send to any families that you feel would benefit from this program.

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What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest Winners!

This is the 21st Annual “What’s Your Anti-Drug” (WYAD) supplement that the New Jersey Herald and the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of the Center for Prevention and Counseling, have collaborated on. This year over 700 Sussex County students from 28 different schools, in grades K-12th submitted an entry to the Annual WYAD Contest or submitted an entry to “What Makes You Happy?” contest.

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What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest

Tell Sussex County how you stay drug-free! There are so many different things that keep you away from alcohol and other drugs… Singing, Sports, Scouts, Dancing, Drawing, Friends, Pets and more! If you’re in grades 4-12, we want your original story, artwork, poetry or photography, which tells the world: What’s your anti-drug? Send your entry with the completed form to us by Wednesday October 20th by 5pm.

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