#BreakTheStigmaHC Walk/Run

As residents of Hunterdon County, it is our goal to eliminate shame, stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health conditions and substance use disorders. Use this link to register- https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehwl43dn9015d6b8&oseq=&c=&ch= Track Your Time and Distance: There are plenty of FREE apps available to help you track your time and distance. We personally like to use: Runkeeper, MapMyWalk Take Pictures: Please take pictures and selfies of yourself walking/running with your #BreakTheStigmaHC shirt on and share them with us! ecohen@njprevent.com Report Your Success: Please send us your distance and time after you have completed the race! ecohen@njprevent.com Share this Event

Help App

The Help App is a collection of local, state and national hotlines, textlines and resources. Find resources on drugs/alcohol, suicide/self-harm, mental health, bullying, abuse/domestic violence and more! 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 …

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 …

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 …

Fall Professional Conference

9:00am – 1:00pm 9:00am – 1:00pm For 16 years, Prevention Resources, Inc. and partners have been hosting an annual professional conference that aims to bring our sectors together and learn about critical topics pertinent to our community. Get Tickets Scholarships are available! A form will be available to apply for a scholarship soon. Sponsorship details will be available shortly. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships please contact Lesley Gabel at lgabel@njprevent.com

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. 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 chat or on …

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