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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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What Makes You Happy Contest

Tell Sussex County what decisions you make that make you happy! This is a spin off on the annual What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest. Singing, Sports, Scouts, Dancing, Drawing, Friends, Pets and MORE! If you’re in grades K-3, we want your original story, artwork, poetry or photograph, which tells the world: What Makes You Happy?

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Plant the Promise

Red Ribbon Week, October 23rd-31st is a nationally recognized initiative each fall with an emphasis on prevention education and commitment to living a safe, healthy and drug-free life. Plant the Promise is a wonderful way to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Students plant red flower bulbs during Red Ribbon Week in the Fall which bloom in the Spring, and serve as a reminder of the importance and the beauty of living a drug-free life.

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Week of Respect Toolkit 2022

Week of Respect is an opportunity for New Jersey schools to focus on building and supporting positive school climates for students, staff and your school community! The Center for Prevention and Counseling has provided daily themes, social media posts and projects that are easy for Sussex County schools to replicate during Week of Respect this October 3rd -7th.

Show off your KINDNESS! Remember to send us pictures of what your students and staff are doing and we will share your success on social media!

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Ordering Medications – What you need to know

Receiving medications through the mail is convenient and can be invaluable to those with low to no mobility or transportation. However, ordering medications online can pose risks such as falling prey to scams or sites stealing your personal information. To ensure you are ordering through a reputable source follow these simple steps; make sure the website you are ordering from is directly through your local pharmacy or your health insurance company.

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