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Summer Prevention

Did you know that youth are more likely to experiment with alcohol and other drugs for the first time during the Summer? Alcohol and drug use among adolescents increases during the Summer months for several reasons including youth having more unsupervised free time and more social events taking place. School’s out for Summer. Keep your kids safe and drug-free. Check out some prevention tips below!

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Professional Development In-Service

Professional Development: This training is intended for Nurses, Athletic Directors, Coaches, trainers and Teachers who work with middle school and high school students. TRAINING INCLUDES: Drug Trends, including Fentanyl and counterfeit pills Pain management approaches for young athletes Opioid overdose prevention strategies, including how to administer Naloxone (Narcan). MONDAY, JANUARY 16

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What Makes You Happy Contest

Tell Sussex County what decisions you make that make you happy! This is a spin off on the annual What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest. Singing, Sports, Scouts, Dancing, Drawing, Friends, Pets and MORE! If you’re in grades K-3, we want your original story, artwork, poetry or photograph, which tells the world: What Makes You Happy?

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Plant the Promise

Red Ribbon Week, October 23rd-31st is a nationally recognized initiative each fall with an emphasis on prevention education and commitment to living a safe, healthy and drug-free life. Plant the Promise is a wonderful way to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Students plant red flower bulbs during Red Ribbon Week in the Fall which bloom in the Spring, and serve as a reminder of the importance and the beauty of living a drug-free life.

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Week of Respect Toolkit 2022

Week of Respect is an opportunity for New Jersey schools to focus on building and supporting positive school climates for students, staff and your school community! The Center for Prevention and Counseling has provided daily themes, social media posts and projects that are easy for Sussex County schools to replicate during Week of Respect this October 3rd -7th.

Show off your KINDNESS! Remember to send us pictures of what your students and staff are doing and we will share your success on social media!

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