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.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT-FAMILY FUN NIGHT Brought to you by the Strengthening Families Program This FREE virtual program for the entire family helps families grow together and become stronger Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to build on their own unique set of strengths in showing love and guidance to their children Youth have an opportunity to develop skills for building a positive future Everyone will have an opportunity to gain support and resources FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND INCENTIVES!
Marijuana Legalization – 3-Part Series-What We Need To Know To Keep Our Communities Healthy & Safe. Part One: Varied Forms & Potency of Today's Marijuana, Part 2: Marijuana and its impact on Youth, Part 3: Marijuana and it's impact on the Community
Week of Respect – October 5th-9th-With New Challenges Come New Opportunities: Covid-19 has revealed new challenges that students face, and while we are socially distant, we are closer than before. Week of Respect is an opportunity for New Jersey schools to focus on building and supporting positive school climates for students, both in person and virtually! The week of respect is an excellent opportunity to kick-start year-long campaigns and initiatives. 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.
Whats your Anti-Drug Contest-Tell Sussex County How You Stay Drug-Free! There are so many different things that keep you away from alcohol and other drugs. Singing, Sports, Scouts, Dancing, Drawing, Friends, Pets and MORE! If you're between the ages of 5-18, we want your original story.
International Overdose Awareness Day-Luminaries and photos framed walkways of the Newton Town Square, representing love for all who have lost someone to drug overdose and hope for those still struggling with substance use.
Drop in for Recovery-Speak to a Recovery Coach for guidance and support and leave with hope and a plan. Mondays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting ID: 986 4697 7580 Password: recovery
Recovery Coaching-Sussex County residents affected by substance use can connect with a Recovery Coach by calling or texting 844-SC-CLEAR (844-722-5327) 24/7. Peer-to-peer Telephone Support Service Navigation and Linkage to Treatment Recovery Planning
ACES…What should we know?-Don’t miss our series of short video clips on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) featuring a conversation with an overview about ACEs, their impact on community and relevance to substance use.