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TAG Open House

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 […]

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Recovery Coach Application

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 […]

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Kids 2 Kids Newsletter

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…

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Parents As Champions

Join us for an inspiring two-day workshop for Parent Teams Breakfast and Lunch Provided Click Here to Register. When: Saturday, March 3rd AND Saturday, March 10th 8:30 am — 2:30 pm Where: The Center – 65 Newton Sparta Road Newton, NJ 07860   Learn how health promotes achievement in school and life   Understand how […]

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The Summit

The Summit – Taking Flight To ChangeOn Wednesday, October 18th over 1,000 middle school students, high school mentors, school advisors and volunteers packed Sparta High School’s Auditorium to attend the Center for Prevention and Counseling’s 16th annual Taking Flight to Change Middle School Summit featuring internationally known motivational speaker Ty Sells and the Camden Sophisticated […]

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The Summit Live

For the past 13 years, each middle school in the county has been invited to bring approximately ten 6th, ten 7th and ten 8th graders, two staff members, two parents and administrators to the Summit. Between 800 and 900 middle school students and approximately 100 school staff members have attended each year.

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Prescription Drug Disposal Day

Nationwide DEA Sponsored Prescription Drug Disposal Day: Saturday, October 28, 2017 Be Part of the Solution to Drug Misuse in Sussex County! One out of 6 teens report using a prescription drug to get high or change their mood. Unused drugs that remain in medicine cabinets and homes are highly susceptible to theft and misuse […]

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