Prevention – Prevention is Key


History of IOAD & PIK’s Butterfly Memorial

by PIK

In 2001, Sally J Finn at The Salvation Army in St. Kilda, Melbourne recognized the need for International Overdose Awareness Day (IODAD) to commemorate those who have been lost to a drug overdose....Learn More

Considering the Causes of Youth Aggression

by PIK

This month, PEER Mentors attended Rutgers - Juvenile Justice and Youth Development, The Causes of Youth Aggression course. Presented by Randy Chadwick, MPH, this training emphasized the aspects of...Learn More

Impact of the Opioid Epidemic

by PIK

The impact of the opioid epidemic has been measured in numbers. Sometimes, though, some overdoses and/or deaths aren’t reported, causing a misunderstanding of the real and severe impact of the...Learn More

Overdose Fatality Review Team (OFRT): What it is and How it Works

by PIK

By: B Teed, Overdose Fatality Review Team Coordinator/COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator/Preventionist The Morris County Overdose Fatality Review Team (OFRT) was established in late 2020 to...Learn More

Why Mentoring Works

by PIK

By: Nissim Hayes, Youth Mentor Mentoring is way more important than people realize. Most positions in...Learn More

An Introduction to Prevention

by PIK

By: Barbara Kauffman, Director of Prevention Services My name is Barb Kauffman, and I am the Director of Prevention Services at Prevention is Key. Our Prevention Team is convinced of the value of...Learn More

The Significance of Mentoring on Mental Health

by PIK

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the importance of having people in your circle that are supportive is even more significant! A group of people that care about how you feel and move...Learn More

That’s a Wrap: PEER 2022!

by PIK

To wrap 2022 up we got to partner with Deirdre’s House as they brought the Game of Life to Dover Middle School! According to Dover Middle School’s Principal the Game of Life “exceeded our...Learn More

COVID-19 December Update

by PIK

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Thankfully we are in a very different place than when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, but we remain torn between...Learn More