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! Contact your coalition leader for a scholarship code or complete this form to apply for a scholarship. Become a Sponsor today by completing this form!

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 …

Virtual Naloxone Training

Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a medication called an “opioid antagonist” used to counter the effects of opioid overdose, for example morphine and heroin overdose. The virtual meeting ID will be provided upon registration. Please contact Sasha Condas to register: scondas@njprevent.com This training is presented by staff from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division Of Addiction Psychiatry and is hosted by Prevention Resources.

Events – Family Success Center

The course teaches you positive parenting techniques to improve your skills so you can be the best parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle you can be! Learn how to interact with youth of all ages in a positive manner, it’s effective and easy once you know how. The course is divided into 4 modules, take them all at once or one at a time, it’s up to you! The course takes about an hour and 15 minutes total and can be done anytime, anyplace! Just email ptrionfo@njprevent.com to get started, and Penni will send you the directions and the a link …

50th Anniversary

Founded in 1971, Prevention Resources, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing substance abuse within the communities we serve. For the past 50 years Prevention Resources, Inc. has been visible throughout the communities we serve. You can find us providing our citizens with top quality prevention education, direct community engagement, professional trainings, early intervention, community awareness, information/referral services, and counseling. Substance abuse does not discriminate, and has ripple effects that rock the community far beyond the individuals struggling with substance use disorders. People of every age, gender, sexual orientation, race, and socioeconomic background feel the damage caused. Our dedication …

#BreakTheStigmaHC Walk/Run

We had over 130 people join us for the #BreakTheStigmaHC walk/run! Together we walked a total of 380 miles! Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year’s virtual event and for supporting those in our community with mental illness and substance use disorders. Share this Event

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 …

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 …