Compassion and Mutual Identification in Peer Work

by Patrick Roff

By Patrick Roff The mutuality created between “one alcoholic talking to another” has been the cornerstone of recovery since 1935. Webster’s dictionary defines “mutuality” using...Learn More

COVID-19 Update- June 2022

by PIK

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Happy Pride Month! Every year during the month of June, the LGBTQ+ community celebrates Pride Month....Learn More

COVID-19 UPDATE – APRIL 2022

by PIK

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Teen Mental Health Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic In a nationwide survey conducted by the CDC, over...Learn More

2022 Rx Summit

by PIK

The week of April 18 – 21, our team attended the Rx Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. This yearly conference showcases the great work being done across the country in relation to substance use...Learn More

COVID-19 Update — March 2022

by PIK

By: Matt McGovern (LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager) The COVID-19 omicron wave is steadily waning, as cases, hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and deaths continue to decline and...Learn More

Jefferson Two School District first in Morris County to be trained in The Attuned School Approach!

by PIK

The Jefferson Township Youth Coalition is excited to announce, this month, the Jefferson Township School District will be participating in The Institute of the Center for Great...Learn More

Students Love Footprints for Life

by PIK

At Prevention is Key, one of our evidence based programs is Footprints. This is a 6-week program brought to classrooms through the story telling of puppets. The students learn about how to talk...Learn More

PEER Mentoring Update

by PIK

By: Megan Souter, PEER Program Coordinator The PEER Mentoring Team had the pleasure of joining the National Mentoring Summit, on January 26th through to the 28th! The Mentoring Summit was a...Learn More

Prevention Update

by Barbara Kauffman

PIK’s Prevention Team  is happy to continue its collaboration with The Institute of the Center for Great Expectations to offer more valuable seminars, with the goal of fostering resilient...Learn More

JTYC teamed up with the Jefferson Township Police Department for Hidden in Plain Sight!

by PIK

On January 26th the Jefferson Township Youth Coalition, a project of Prevention is Key, teamed up with the Jefferson Township Police Department to offer the Hidden in Plain Sight program at the...Learn More

COVID-19 Update — February 2022

by PIK

By: B Teed, Preventionist / LINCS COVID Social Support Coordinator COVID-19 cases having significantly decreased in New Jersey and the community transmission report dropped us from...Learn More

PIK Peer Recovery Specialist Kelly LaBar Awarded 2021 Heroes Designation for Her Inspiring Work During the Pandemic

by PIK

Prevention Is Key (PIK), a north Jersey-based non-profit community-based health organization, announced today that its own Kelly LaBar, Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, was nominated into...Learn More

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

by PIK

By Kelsey O'Connor Starting in November, one of our programs called 7 Habits of Highly Effective teens began in a Morris Plains school. This program involved the seventh graders participation...Learn More