Category Archives: Youth

A Stand Up Guy

This workshop aims to present the up-to-date information on vaping, especially the powerful data on nicotine addiction, while having a discussion about how to find healthier way to cope with stress, this session will empower students to make change in their community. Please share with teens in your life.

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2021 Alcohol Awareness Contest

The Sussex County Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities is hosting its 21st annual Alcohol Awareness Month Public Service Announcement, to encourage students to make healthy choices and abstain from underage drinking. Students in grades 4-12 are invited to create a poster, essay or video highlighting their best message that tells friends and classmates “A Healthy Me is.. Alcohol Free.”

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2019 PRIDE Survey Youth Data

Since 2006, the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a Program of the Center for Prevention & Counseling, in Collaboration with participating Sussex County School Districts, conducted a biannual survey of students in grades 6th-12th on their attitudes and behaviors regarding mental health, alcohol, tobacco and other
drugs.

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Red Ribbon Week

begins Friday, October 23rd and this year’s theme is “Be Happy, Be Brave, Be Drug Free.” As we prepare for Red Ribbon Week, we are sharing ideas for daily activities, as well as social media posts to utilize within your school community. Don’t forget to send us pictures of what your students are doing for Red Ribbon Week, we will be sending out emails to highlight your activities.

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Celebrate without Alcohol 2020

June is traditionally a time for celebrations and, school graduations are truly a milestone to remember! Although this year is a bit different it is still a time to celebrate. When celebrating, keep in mind that teens and even some adults might think it’s okay to include alcohol as a rite of passage.

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Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey

New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) Coordinates the Tobacco-Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ), statewide project which focuses on increasing New Jersey residents’ access to smoke-free air where they work, live and play. The project is funded by the NJ Department of Health, Office of Tobacco Control, Nutrition and Fitness to provide regional outreach efforts in partnership with Atlantic Prevention Resources and Center for Prevention and Counseling.

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