Teens “Shatter the Myths” for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon and Somerset counties, managed by Prevention Resources, Inc., participated in the 10th annual National campaign to “Shatter the Myths” for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), held January 22 through 28, 2018. The goal of this campaign is to stimulate science-based conversation about substance use and addiction via community events and initiatives. The Safe Communities Youth Sector led Hunterdon (HCYC) and Somerset (SCYC) in a collaborative and layered approach by targeting local high schools, peers, and social media. “Our young people are greatly concerned about how their community, locally and nationally, are being impacted …

Don’t Legalize Marijuana New Jersey

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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January 22nd – 28th What is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week®? National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in communities so teens can learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism became a partner starting in 2016, and alcohol has been …

Security and Risk Mitigation for Houses of Worship – December 11th

This presentation is intended to establish appropriate security strategies for houses of worship, religious community centers and classrooms. The course will focus on promoting awareness, mitigating risks, security and response to incidents and crisis.

NJ CAP (Child Assault Prevention)

CAP is a statewide prevention program that provides community based assault prevention programs for parents, school staff, and students.  This educational approach offers skills and knowledge to all involved in ensuring children are safe. These programs are offered to schools and community groups using a three-prong approach to prevention education, which includes workshops for staff, parents and students. Our age appropriate classroom workshops are designed to meet the needs of all students on topics including child assault, sexual abuse, bullying, and cyber-safety. CAP educates and empowers the community to keep children SAFE, STRONG, and FREE! CAP for Early Childhood, Elementary, and Teen students CAP’s Bullying Prevention Program …

Exciting Changes for Spring of 2017!

Hunterdon Prevention Resources is happy to announce that we have officially changed our name to Prevention Resources, Inc. as of April 2017. The new name reflects the broader communities we serve, our ability to replicate quality services, and in the changing geographic boundaries of grants.

Rx Disposal

There are currently eight (8) permanent prescription (Rx) drop-off box locations in Hunterdon County and six (6) in Somerset County: Hunterdon County Rx Box Locations Somerset County Rx Box Locations Hunterdon County Justice Center 65 Park Avenue, Flemington 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday (Arrangements can be made with Sheriff’s Office for after-hours pick-up) Somerset County Sheriff’s Office County Administration Building (lower level) 20 Grove Street, Somerville Frenchtown Police Department 27 Second Street, Frenchtown Bernards Township Police Department 1 Collyer Lane, Basking Ridge Holland Township Police Department 61 Church Road (back of building), Milford 8am – 4pm, Monday – Friday …