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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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Free Military Family Night Out

Veterans and active service members, bring your families and join us for a FREE Military Family Night Out. This free program includes dinner as well as the opportunity to bring parents and children of all ages together while having fun. Learn in a welcoming atmosphere about supportive strategies to increase family wellness. Acquire new ideas […]

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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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CFPC is Highlighted

  Being recognized by the nation’s lead governmental agency that oversees community prevention, treatment and recovery initiatives, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is a really great honor! This year, The Center for Prevention and Counseling (CFPC) was highlighted as SAMHSA’s success story for our hard work and dedication with a “Communities […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

In Recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, April is filled with activities throughout Sussex County.  Alcohol Awareness month raises awareness while encouraging people to make healthy and safe choices when it comes to the use of alcohol.  It also opens a window of opportunity to address underage drinking, especially with prom and graduation season right around […]

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Recovery Support

CLEAR The Sussex County C.L.E.A.R. Program was honored by the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce with the prestigious Chairman’s Award at their “Quality in Business… Quality in Living” dinner on Thursday, March 24, 2017 for having made an extraordinary contribution to the County in the last twelve months, and celebrating the first year success program.  A press conference […]

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Do you know what “420” is?

Do you know what “420” is? Ever hear someone talk about “4/20?”  If so, they could be referring to “National Weed Day,” promoting all things cannabis related and often ‘observed’ by marijuana enthusiasts.  You might also hear reference to the everyday afternoon hour of 4:20 pm as “code” to partake in smoking or using marijuana […]

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Parents as Champions for Healthy Communities Training

Parents as Champions for Healthy Communities Training On March 4th and March 11th, Pam Pastorino and Ashley LeBelle, School Health Specialists and Northern Regional Coordinators of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Grant hosted a Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) – Parents as Champions for Healthy Schools” workshop. During this two day workshop, fourteen parents […]

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