More Recovery Services

Guided by the belief that prevention is the key to a brighter future, our initiatives are geared towards empowering individuals and fostering positive change. The scope and breadth of our work continues to grow by leaps and bounds thanks to the community, staff, volunteers, and various supporters. Thank you for helping us evolve into who we are today. We look forward to our future together! 

Currently, Prevention is Key is proud to participate in the following programs and initiatives: 

The Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success (CARES) 

CARES is a peer to peer, volunteer-based recovery-oriented sanctuary located in Rockaway, NJ. We exist to put a face on recovery, build recovery capital and serve as a physical location where the local recovery community can join together. CARES honors all pathways of recovery. Learn more here

Operation Helping Hand (OHH) 

OHH provides substance abuse treatment, support, and resources to help individuals who’ve been arrested for possessory drug offenses overcome their challenges and find the path to recovery. Led by the Morris County Prosecutors Office and the NJ Office of the Attorney General, the program brings law enforcement and the local recovery community together to help people turn their lives around, combat the illness of SUD at a societal level, and save more lives. Learn more here

Opioid Overdose Prevention Program (OOPP) 

OOPP provides individuals at-risk for overdose, their family members, friends, loved ones, and professionals with naloxone kits, education, and training on how to prevent, recognize and respond appropriately to an opioid overdose. The goal of this program is to educate and equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources to provide life-saving rescue measures to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Learn more here

Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP) / Narcan 2.0 

OORP provides support, resources, and treatment services to individuals who’ve been reversed from an opioid overdose to help them overcome substance misuse, avoid future incidents, and change the trajectory of their life. Created in collaboration with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Saint Clare’s Health, Atlantic Health System, the County of Morris, PIK, and municipal law enforcement agencies, the program matches a CARES Certified Peer Recovery Specialist to the individual at the time of admission into the Emergency Department to provide non-clinical assistance, recovery support, and appropriate referrals for assessment and substance use disorder treatment. Learn more here

CARES Recovery Corp (CRC) 

CARES Recovery Corp is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist certification program that takes a cutting-edge grassroots community-level approach to help those affected by substance use disorder. The program not only empowers those in recovery to pay it forward while strengthening their own recovery journey, but also establishes an expanding network of peer support providers who can offer guidance and assistance to those in the throes of active substance misuse. Learn more here

CARES Pride 

CARES Pride supports and celebrates the diverse LGBTQ+ recovery community, providing a safe space to connect, access resources, attend events, and pursue advocacy opportunities. Led by a CARES Pride Task Force, the program offers a range of services, including LGBTQ+ recovery meetings, peer connection opportunities, telephone recovery support, referrals, and more. Learn more here.  

Hope One 

Hope One is a mobile recovery vehicle staffed with a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, a Mental Health Professional trained as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, and a plain clothed Sheriff’s Officer that offers critical support for those struggling with substance misuse. Created in partnership with the Morris County Sheriff’s Department, Morris County Department of Human Services, the Mental Health Association of Morris County, and PIK, Hope One travels four times a week to locations throughout Morris County to help those struggling with substance use disorder or mental illness access appropriate treatment and resources. Learn more about Hope One in Morris County or Passaic County

Contact Information 

Members of our team are available to answer any questions, provide more information, and steer you in the right direction. For immediate support, call our CARES support line at 973-625-1143. We can also be reached at 973-625-1998, info@mcpik.org, or preventioniskey.org/contact