Red Ribbon Week begins Saturday, October 23rd and this year’s theme is “Drug Free, Looks Like Me.” 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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The Center is hiring! Rewarding full and part-time positions are available to join our Prevention, Counseling, and Recovery teams. We offers competitive salaries and benefit packages designed to improve the personal lives of our employees. We are proud of our agency growth and we’re looking for dynamic candidates who are excited to join our team and will add to our inspiring culture.
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 week of respect is an excellent opportunity to kick-start year-long campaigns and initiatives. 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.
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.
allows for 30 days of focus on increasing awareness and learning about the causes and treatments of one of our nation’s public health concerns: Alcohol Use Disorder. Established in 1987, alcohol awareness month has given communities the space to put an emphasis on spreading awareness and reducing stigma.
Prevention is about delaying the onset of first use, whether alcohol, tobacco or marijuana – the most commonly used substances among teens – until the brain has fully matured. The early someone starts using substances, the greater their chances of developing a substance use disorder (SUD), and the more severe their illness is likely to be,” Addition Policy Forum