Teen Town Hall Event

with the Hunterdon County 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- https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehikh0pdfcd435f0&oseq=&c=&ch= Prizes will be given out during the event. You can possibly win by recommending a friend to attend this event, by asking a question to our panel during the Q&A section and by playing the games throughout the night. Christopher Corcoran, MD Arif Hafeez, DO Christopher West, MD Matt Sallady, DO Michael Briski, MD Melissa Burke, MD

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 …

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!

Events – Family Success Center

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 will be entered into a $50 gift card raffle for each webinar! Please browse the menu below and sign up for any and all webinars …

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 …

Fentanyl Testing Strip Pilot Program Approved

(SNJ Today) As part of a three to six month study, Camden County will attempt to distribute free fentanyl test strips to people who are homeless and struggling with substance abuse. The strips test for the presence of fentanyl and provide near instant results. Those who volunteered to take part in the study will be issued the strips as part of a “protect a life” kit, which also includes a dose of Narcan and a list of treatment options. The pilot program aims to determine whether helping the public make more informed decisions about the drugs they are taking can …

1 in 6 vaping lung illnesses linked to commercially purchased THC, federal data finds

(USA Today) Recent findings from the CDC reveal that, contrary to popular belief, THC vaping related illnesses are not caused solely by unregulated black market products. Federal research indicates 1 in 6 of reported cases involved a product purchased commercially within a state where medical and/or recreational marijuana is legal. Click here to read the full article.