This 60-minute live virtual experience is intended for parents and other adults who care for youth, including school professionals, coaches, nurses, physicians and scout leaders. This virtual exhibit provides participants an opportunity to explore a mock teen’s bedroom to explain various trends of teen substance use, signs, symptoms and lingo in an effort to raise awareness about substance use disorders. The event also provides resources and tools for parents and community members to identify further prevention tips, treatment options and recovery services in Sussex County.
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These presentations discuss the signs and symptoms of drug abuse in our county, including the habits, language and current trends. There is also a separate program for addressing synthetic and emerging drug trends. Knowledge is a key ingredient in preventing substance abuse. Get involved reducing youth use of alcohol and other drugs in Sussex County.
The Summer Family Fun Camp is a free program for the whole family that focuses on connecting family members through fun activities and games to bring families closer and build upon their unique set of skills. The program provides support for parents and interactive groups for children ages 5-11 and for teens 12-17 that focus on enhancing communication skills between family members. This helps the family increase their ability to express their feelings and concerns to one another. Lunch and drinks are provided. Additionally, free childcare is offered for children under 5 years old. While we encourage families to attend all 14 sessions, a family can attend 8 sessions and still graduate.
Are you or a family member a Veteran, either retired or actively serving in a branch of our military? This FREE program includes dinners and the opportunity to increase the connectedness between all family members through fun activities. The program provides support for parents and interactive groups for children ages 5-11 and for teens 12-17 years old that focus on enhancing communication skills between family members and helping the family to increase their ability to express their feelings and concerns to one another. Additionally, free child-care is offered for children under 5 years old.Each graduating family will receive $300 in gift card incentives.