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National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week (NPW) is a public education platform that promotes prevention year-round through providing ideas, capacity building, tools, and resources to help individuals and communities make substance use prevention happen every day.

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Champion Awards – Building for the Future

The 2020 Champion Awards will honor five outstanding community individuals who have dedicated their time and effort to our mission. Please join us to recognize our “champions.” We are grateful for their dedication and we want to share the special contributions they’ve made to advocate for our agency and reinforce the work we do in Sussex County.

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PSA Contest for Grade 4-12

Create a poster or written entry highlighting the message: “I Can Be Anything I Want to Be … Alcohol Free.” Youth receive mixed messages about drinking alcohol from movies, television, magazines, music, their peers and other sources. Because of this, many do not understand how dangerous underage use of alcohol can be. You are smart, you know better!

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Changing The Face of Addiction Walk

Why Walk? People who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs are our sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, cousins, loved ones and friends. Individuals may struggle for many years to regain control of their lives. The Center for Prevention and Counseling (The Center) is hosting a walk in memory of two young men […]

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2019 Alcohol Awareness Contest Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of our 2019 Alcohol Awareness PSA contest “Life Is A Journey…Travel Alcohol Free”, where 14 Sussex County schools had winning entries! With over 130 submissions, these entries truly stood out. Each of the students, including the seven honorable mentions, will be recognized at our countywide Town Hall Meeting […]

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Spring Senior Social Series in Vernon

The Center for Prevention and Counseling will be hosting WISE Spring Social Series, a wellness program for ages 55 and up at Dorothy E. Henry Memorial Library in Vernon beginning Monday March 18th from 930-1130am. The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education program (WISE) is a six-week program that celebrates healthy aging and educates older adults […]

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