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  • Center for Prevention and Counseling Announces Retirement of Executive Director, Becky Carlson - [Newton, NJ, January 20, 2023] After twenty-three years of service, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Center for Prevention & Counseling (CFPC), Executive Director Becky Carlson announces her retirement effective June 30, 2023. Becky began her tenure at CFPC as the first Coalition for Healthy and Safe Families coordinator, working with various […]
  • Narcan Training - Learn how to save a life. Free Narcan kits and overdose prevention training is available on the first Friday of every month.
  • Military Family Nights Program - Have fun bringing your family closer together, Receive family support, Connect with other military families & services in the community and Acquire new ideas for daily living. Starting January 24 5:30-7:30 pm @ Valley Road School in Stanhope, NJ
  • Injuries – What you need to know - Falls are a major danger for older adults. As of 2019 the CDC found that falls amongst those 65 or older cause over 3 million emergency dept. visits each year.
  • 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 9-11 AM GREEN HILLS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL
  • Gift A Ride To Recovery -
  • What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest Winners - This is the 22nd Annual “What’s Your Anti-Drug” (WYAD) supplement that the New Jersey Herald and the Coali- tion for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of The Center for Prevention and Counseling, have collaborated on. This year over 500 Sussex County students from 29 different schools, in grades 4-12th submitted an entry to the annual WYAD Contest or submitted an entry to “What Makes You Happy?”, a special addition that was created to recognize students in grades K-3, in effort to promote healthy and positive messages, at a young age!
  • Prevention Hub - 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 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.
  • Book Club - The book club meets in person at the RCC the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. and is hosted by RCC volunteers. Come connect with fellow readers, enjoy stimulating conversations, make new friends and read great books!
  • Red Ribbon Week 2022 - Red Ribbon Week begins Sunday, October 23rd and this year's theme is "Celebrate Life. Living 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.