Articles & Blogs – Prevention is Key

Articles & Blogs

“What Happened to You” Book Club

by Barbara Kauffman

By: Barbara Kauffman, Director of Prevention Services As always, I’m excited about the Prevention Team’s ongoing programs and events that you’ll learn more about later in this newsletter....Learn More

LINCS COVID-19 Update

by PIK

By: Matt McGovern (LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager) COVID-19 has continued to spread throughout Morris County and the state of New Jersey. This most recent surge of cases started...Learn More

The Prevention Team heads to Louisville, Kentucky

by PIK

By: Ashley Brown, Preventionist The Prevention Team headed to Louisville, Kentucky to share our Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment Project (SBIRT)! As we successfully...Learn More

Good News for Public Health

by PIK

New Jersey School Passive Consent Law Passed July 2nd, 2021 By: Matt McGovern Student health behavior-related data has been difficult to obtain for New Jersey school districts for some time...Learn More

Substance Use in the LGBTQ+ Community

by PIK

Substance use in the LGBTQ+ community is a significant problem. Statistics show that LGBTQ+ adults are more than twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and...Learn More

Where Does Harm Reduction Fall Within Prevention?

by PIK

By: Arielle Aigotti The first step of incorporating harm reduction in prevention is taking away the stigma in prevention work itself. At Prevention is Key, our goal is to be a peer to the...Learn More

How Becoming a Youth Mentor Changed My Life

by PIK

I could not have asked for a better first professional fulltime job. At the beginning of 2021, I was a fresh-faced...Learn More

The Connections between Alcohol, Sexual Assault, and Consent

by PIK

CW: sexual assault, victim blaming Why is it important to discuss alcohol consumption and consent? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “97,000 students between the ages...Learn More


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