The Dover Community Peer Recovery Center (CPRC) was created to provide individuals with access to peer support, information about substance use disorder (SUD), recovery support services, and information about other community resources in a supportive substance-free environment.  The CPRC offers a warm and welcoming environment that is a safe and sober space. It allows individuals from all recovery backgrounds to come together to receive peer-to-peer support, as well as to be offered training and social, educational, and recreational opportunities.

The CPRC provides a continuum of care, including an array of services that support individuals seeking or in recovery from substance use and misuse.

Services include (but are not limited to):

  • linkage between treatment agencies and the CPRC for sustained recovery to prevent recurrence of substance use
  • support of individuals in their recovery to provide them a sense of hope and navigation to treatment
  • referral to Naloxone trainings, access to Naloxone Rescue Kits, and information on how to access Naloxone through a pharmacy

Through our work at the CPRC, we continue to expand the recovery continuum through peer-to-peer recovery support services, so as to prevent the recurrence of substance use and promote sustained recovery.  The CPRC is volunteer driven, member-inspired and premised on peer support.  Though program efforts at the CPRC are overseen by Prevention is Key, they are largely influenced by the local recovery community.

Visit the Dover Community Peer Recovery Center

60a N Sussex Street
Dover, NJ 07801

Hours of Operation

Mon/Wed/Thurs: 4 PM – 9 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 3 PM

Contact:

Daniella Mendez
Dmendez@mcpik.org
973-768-1071

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April 2022

Spring Rejuvenation Event

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Spring is the season of rebirth and growth. Join us in welcoming springtime with an evening of meditation and rejuvenation! In practicing mindfulness techniques and meditation, we seek to connect with ourselves and embrace change. Click here for the flyer. Please RSVP to Daniella Mendez at Dmendez@mcpik.org or call 973-768-1071.

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Become a Bake-up Artist

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Join us at our Dover center for a sweet night of cake decorating. We’ll bring the cake and decorations, you bring your inner artist and sweet tooth! Please make sure to RSVP so we have enough supplies for everyone. RSVP to Daniella Mendez at dmendez@mcpik.org or call 973-76801071.

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Building a Toolkit to Aid in Recovery

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 27, 2022

Prevention is Key and The Center for Great Expectations are happy to host a three part series regarding trauma, addiction, recovery and healing. Join us to learn about trauma and how it impacts our minds, emotions and bodies, and gain skills to manage its impact! For more information contact Barbara Kauffman at Bkauffman@mcpik.org. 

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PEER Virtual Open House

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PEER Youth Mentoring is hosting an Open House this spring! We welcome youth, families, youth-serving personnel, and anyone interested in learning more about the PEER program. You will meet the PEER mentoring team, learn about the program, and have an opportunity to ask questions. The PEER Youth Mentoring Program offers a trusted and supportive adult to serve as a coach, friend, and advisor for your youth. A PEER Youth Mentor is someone who operates as a listening ear and ensures…

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May 2022

Hike for a Healthy Mind

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join local Jefferson Township community members for a hike along Liffy Island Trail at Prospect Point Park, Lake Hopatcong NJ. The trail is 2.5 miles long and will be great way to connect with others and get some fresh air! Enjoy a day outdoors with local community organizations like JTMAC, JTYC, Mayor Wilsusen, and the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. For more information contact Carly Sinnott at Csinnott@mcpik.org.

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July 2022

Puzzling Out Stress

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Join us at our Dover CARES facility for Pizza & Puzzles! Take the night to build puzzles of all shapes and sizes with our peers while learning more about our services and information on other community resources. Not a puzzle kind of person? That's okay! Stay to chat with our peers and enjoy pizza on us. All are welcome, and we can't wait to see you there.

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August 2022

Button Me Up

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Ever wanted a specific button but couldn’t find the right one? Look no further! Our Dover Community Peer Recovery Center has you covered. Come to our recovery center and showcase your creativity by creating a button or two and enjoy some snacks while doing it!

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September 2022

CARES CLOSET

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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As the summer ends, school, work, and cooler weather begins. Here at CARES, we’d like to make your transition from season to season a little easier by inviting you to pick a gift from our CARES CLOSET. Our closet features school supplies, hygiene products, clothes, canned goods, and much more!

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October 2022

Tarot Card Reading

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Learn About Your Past, Present & Future. Looking to venture into the unknown? To find out things about yourself that you may have never thought to ask? Tarot Card reading is the perfect way for you to gain insight and enlightenment on your life.

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Hobgoblin Hangout

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Hang out with our Spooktacular Peers on Halloween at our Dover CARES location. Enjoy a fang-tastic night participating in various Halloween activities, bonding with our peers, and eating tons of FREE candy. You don’t want to miss out on this night of fun! All are welcome.

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December 2022

Dover Hybrid All Recovery Meeting

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

CARES Dover, 60a North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ United States
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Meetings are in person and on Zoom. You decide what is convenient for you! To attend via Zoom, using Meeting id: 814 5515 8565 Our All Recovery Meeting is based on the philosophy that people from every recovery pathway have much in common and can benefit from sharing together. The purpose of this meeting is to offer a place where people can share their recovery experiences, with an emphasis on the hope and healing of recovery and how recovery has…

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CrossFit at Blue Titan Fitness

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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Build strength with us every week at Blue Titan Fitness. You do not need previous CrossFit experience, the only requirement is 48 hours of continuous sobriety.  Pre-register at https://thephoenix.org/find-a-class/in-person/ For more information contact cspallina@thephoenix.org.

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