Our 6th Annual Changing the Face of Addiction walk was amazing and impactful! We had around 500 people attend the event with another 200 who donated and/or walked virtually making a total of 41 teams and 43 sponsors raising over $85,000 and there’s still time to donate!
My name is Stephen Gentle, and I’m a Police Officer with the Vernon Police Department. I’ve been in law enforcement for over 14 years and nearly 11 of these years with Vernon Township. I’m originally from Montclair, N.J., where I lived until joining the United States Marine Corps.
If you’re struggling with chronic pain, talk with your doctor about the many non-opioid treatment options available to find out if one might be beneficial for you. More and more people are turning to holistic treatment plans including yoga, hydrotherapy, physical therapy and other non-opioid treatments. Prescription drug medication can certainly improve the quality of […]
Here are the winners of our 21st Annual Alcohol Awareness PSA contest “A Healthy Me…is 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.
on Opioid Addiction, Prevention and Treatment – March 21, 20021 5pm-7pm. This virtual workshop will provide an understanding of the NJPhA Opioid Task Force, identify brain functions affected by substance use disorder, and discuss pharmacist involvement in Medication Assisted Treatment.
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