For youth and families to thrive in a safe and healthy environment, communities must address the numerous risk factors that lead to the early use of alcohol and other drugs, often the first step on a path to addiction. The statewide system of Prevention Hubs provides evidence-based prevention education, interventions, strategies, and programs to support all sectors of our community, including youth, parents, schools, law enforcement, faith-based organizations, etc.
The Sussex County Prevention Hub is an initiative of the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of the Center for Prevention and Counseling. Our goals are to support the members of our community by providing a direct link to evidence-based support services, educational programs, and resources for all sectors.
Warm Line (973) 383-4787
The Sussex County Prevention Warm Line is a clear connection point to access both evidence-based prevention programs for youth and families, as well as information and referral for those in need of assistance with navigating local and state family support services being offered by the Prevention Hub and beyond.
Trained staff are available on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to connect callers to local and state-level resources and other supportive services.
Email: [email protected]
Our Prevention Services
Individual and Family Programs
The Center for Prevention & Counseling offers a wide range of evidence-based prevention programs for youth families, and older adults. The Prevention hub highlights specific initiatives listed below:
Changing Systems to Promote Youth Wellness
One of the most effective ways to positively impact our community is through policy changes. There are many policies already in place to help protect the general health, wellness, and safety of our community. Across all age’s there has been a rise in negative mental health conditions that were reported during the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically among our youth. As we move forward as a county, state, and country their is a need to focus on promoting wellness among our youth population., Provide below are highlighted resources and information:
Prevention Hub Statewide
This project was supported by SABG Covid Supplement Grant TI083538 and the American Rescue Plan Act from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of SAMHSA or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).