Changing the Face of Addiction Walk – Join us on August 7, 2021 at 10:00AM (Registration starts at 9am) for our 6th Annual Changing the Face of Addiction Walk at the Franklin Fireman’s Pavilion in Franklin NJ.
Category Archives: Seniors
July 13-August 17 – For Adults ages 55 years and older who are interested in learning new strategies to maintain a healthy lifestyle and get the best out of like in their golden years.
This 60-minute live virtual experience is intended for parents and other adults who care for youth, including school professionals, coaches, nurses, physicians and scout leaders. This virtual exhibit provides participants an opportunity to explore a mock teen’s bedroom to explain various trends of teen substance use, signs, symptoms and lingo in an effort to raise awareness about substance use disorders. The event also provides resources and tools for parents and community members to identify further prevention tips, treatment options and recovery services in Sussex County.
These presentations discuss the signs and symptoms of drug abuse in our county, including the habits, language and current trends. There is also a separate program for addressing synthetic and emerging drug trends. Knowledge is a key ingredient in preventing substance abuse. Get involved reducing youth use of alcohol and other drugs in Sussex County.
The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE) Program celebrates healthy aging and educates older adults on a variety of topics including safe medication use, communicating effectively with healthcare providers and strategies for healthy living. WISE is a national program, developed by NJPN that has been grant funded in Sussex County since 2013.