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Professional Development In-Service

Professional Development: This training is intended for Nurses, Athletic Directors, Coaches, trainers and Teachers who work with middle school and high school students. TRAINING INCLUDES: Drug Trends, including Fentanyl and counterfeit pills Pain management approaches for young athletes Opioid overdose prevention strategies, including how to administer Naloxone (Narcan). MONDAY, JANUARY 16
9-11 AM GREEN HILLS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL

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What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest Winners

This is the 22nd Annual “What’s Your Anti-Drug” (WYAD) supplement that the New Jersey Herald and the Coali- tion for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of The Center for Prevention and Counseling, have collaborated on. This year over 500 Sussex County students from 29 different schools, in grades 4-12th submitted an entry to the annual WYAD Contest or submitted an entry to “What Makes You Happy?”, a special addition that was created
to recognize students in grades K-3, in effort to promote healthy and positive messages, at a young age!

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Prevention Hub

For youth and families to thrive in a safe and healthy environment, communities must address the numerous risk factors that lead to the early use of alcohol and other drugs, often the first step on a path to addiction. The Sussex County Prevention Hub is an initiative of the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of the Center for Prevention and Counseling. Our goals are to support the members of our community by providing a direct link to evidence-based support services, educational programs, and resources for all sectors.

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Book Club

The book club meets in person at the RCC the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. and is hosted by RCC volunteers. Come connect with fellow readers, enjoy stimulating conversations, make new friends and read great books!

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Red Ribbon Week 2022

Red Ribbon Week begins Sunday, October 23rd and this year’s theme is “Celebrate Life. Living Drug Free.” As we prepare for Red Ribbon Week, we are sharing ideas for daily activities, as well as social media posts to utilize within your school community. Don’t forget to send us pictures of what your students are doing for Red Ribbon Week, we will be sending out emails to highlight your activities.

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