NEWTON — So far this year, 27 Sussex County residents have died of suspected overdose deaths. To help fight against the drug epidemic, the Center for Prevention and Counseling has been awarded a grant exceeding $1.5 million over the next three years. “This grant allows us to more effectively use the tools we have, like […]
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Have you tried everything from nagging to pleading and are you out of solutions and also stressed by trying to help a loved one overcome addiction? Have you tried other support groups and need a different approach? Would you like to know how to improve your quality of life while at the same time, help […]
It’s that time of year again, back to school time! Going back to school doesn’t just mean buying new school supplies and finding out which teacher the year will be spent with. It means the start of football season, homecoming games & dances, tailgates, and after parties. This is the perfect time to sit down […]
We are excited to announce the winners of our 2018 Alcohol Awareness PSA contest “Underage Drinking…It’s Not a Rite of Passage”, where nine Sussex County schools had winning entries! With over 90 submissions, these entries truly stood out. Each of the students, including the seven honorable mentions, will be recognized at our countywide Town Hall […]
This commercial was part of the Altitude youth empowerment program for 8th graders in Sussex county. The students wrote the script and helped produce the video. The commercial was done by the Sparta Middle School..
Center for Prevention and Counseling hosted an open house for our new adolescent program, Think, Act, Grow (TAG). Multiple service providers within Sussex County attended, including, Sussex County probation, Prosecutor Francis Koch, school district principals and guidance counselors, multiple municipality law enforcement, Judge Noah Franzblau, and supportive entities that serve at-risk youth. This is an […]
The Center for Prevention and Counseling is now accepting applications for people who want to become trained recovery coaches, sharing hope and offering help to people struggling with addiction. This is a volunteer opportunity that has the potential to become a paid position under the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP) which connects Emergency Room patients […]
With Week of Respect right around the corner, it is time to begin thinking about what your school is going to do celebrate.
While planning keep in mind this year’s Summit theme is
Be Kind. Every Day, Every Time, Everyone. #Kindness365
Here are some ideas of what local schools have done in previous years…