Town Hall Series

with the Hunterdon Medical Center Residents. Photo courtesy of Hunterdon Healthcare This event is a town hall to ask mental health questions to our panel of prevention staff and medical residents from Hunterdon Medical Center. Register here! http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vnbh489ab&oeidk=a07ehqv9xuy0f6fe6ca Christopher Corcoran, MD Arif Hafeez, DO Christopher West, MD Matt Sallady, DO Michael Briski, MD Melissa Burke, MD Thank you for joining us for the Parent Town Hall! Access the recording of the Parent Town Hall below. Thank you for joining us for the Teen Town Hall! Access the recording of the Teen Town Hall below. These questions were asked in the …

Help App

If this is a life threatening emergency please call 911. NJ’s Good Samaritan Law protects people who seek help for victims of a drug overdose. You won’t be arrested or prosecuted. Don’t hesitate – call for help immediately! Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP)- 877-652-2873 Domestic Violence Hotline– 800-799-7233 Family Intervention Program– 908-788-6401 Safe in Hunterdon– 908-788-7666 Teen Dating Abuse Hotline– 866-331-9474TextlinesTeen Dating Abuse Hotline– text LOVIES to 22522Additional ResourcesChild Assault Prevention (CAP)- www.njcap.org Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers– www.crimestoppershunterdon.com Safe in Hunterdon– www.safeinhunterdon.org Teen Dating Violence State of NJ Department of Education– www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/behavior/DatingViolence.shtmlMental HealthHotlinesChildren’s Mobile Response & Stabilization Services …

Events – Family Success Center

Videos are now available from the 2020 Parent Conference: November 19, 2020 Videos are now available from the 2021 Spring Parent Conference: April 14, 2021 Join us at noon for each of the following presentations to learn as you dig into your lunch! Each of these presentations will offer you valuable knowledge about critical topics affecting our communities. As an added bonus, you get CEUs with each webinar you attend, including the Parenting Conference, totaling to 11 CEUs by the end of the series! If you complete the Pre and Post tests for the webinar(s) you are attending, your name …

Athletes

TOP (Tackling Opioids through Prevention) for Athletes is intended to help raise awareness of opioid use among student athletes, and to provide evidence-based information to strengthen policies and practices within schools, athletic departments and community based athletic programs. Our agency is available to provide FREE presentations and support within Hunterdon and Somerset to schools, teams, as well as community sports programs. Interested Coaches, School Personnel, or Healthcare Providers: Contact Project Director, Lesley Gabel at 908-782-3909, lgabel@njprevent.com “Injury is a major stressor for athletes and one that can pose significant challenges. Student athletes must handle rigorous academic as well as athletic …

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and 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 on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism became a partner in 2016, and alcohol has been added as a topic area for the week. NIDA and NIAAA are part …

Partnership for Health Drug-Free Task Force Receives CADCA’S 2020 Chairman’s Award

The Partnership for Health Drug-Free Task Force was named the 2020 Chairman’s Award winner by Community Anti- Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization. The Chairman’s Award program recognizes coalitions who have demonstrated and applied the core competencies and essential processes of effective community problem solving. Leaders from the Partnership for Health Drug-Free Task Force will accept the award from CADCA’s Executive Chairman, Gen. Arthur T. Dean on February 2, 2021, at CADCA’s Virtual National Leadership Forum. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is a four-day event packed with opportunities to learn the latest strategies to fight …

Agency Announcement

IMPORTANT: In response to the developments of the COVID-19, our offices are taking precautions to protect our community by temporarily closing our physical locations until FURTHER NOTICE. Our staff will be working remotely during this time and have made adjustments for ongoing functions – Call and/or email. Projects and some programs will continue online. Please read further for more information, or contact a staff member to find out more about these temporary changes. No walk-ins during this time. Please do not stop by the office. A follow-up announcement will be made on or before the above date. We appreciate your …

15th Annual Fall Professional Conference

DAY-OF and POST-EVENT Registration … If you would like to Register Day-Of or Post-Event (through November 30, 2020), use link http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vnbh489ab&oeidk=a07ehby4vnb1441b186

Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st, 2020 is International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event that aims to raise awareness that overdose death is preventable and to reduce the stigma associated with drug-related death. Prevention Resources Inc., in partnership with Hunterdon and Somerset Municipal Alliances, Safe Community Coalition, Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing (GRASP), Raritan Valley Community College, Partnership for Health Drug-Free Task Force, Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Positive YOUth, Hunterdon County’s Prosecutors Office, Hunterdon County Recovery Center, One Voice, Community in Crisis, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., Hope One and Parent to Parent Addiction Services, …

Spring into Wellness

Virtual Art Show Break The Stigma #BreakTheStigmaHC All who submit will be entered into an Amazon gift card drawing Submission parameters: Express your feelings about the stigma that surrounds mental illness and substance misuse. You do not have to be personally affected to participate. Digitally submit any art form of your choice, including paintings, drawings, graphic designs, poetry, and photographs, music and short videos. Music and short videos should be 3 minutes or less. Your submission will not be accepted if it contains the following: derogatory, hateful, or inappropriate language/imagery, nudity, or extreme violence, political elements. Regarding suicide and self …