Movies in the Park 2023

by PIK

Standing online to get my scoop of s'mores ice cream, I took a second to admire the present moment in front of me. Over one hundred and forty...Learn More

Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)

by PIK

Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a comprehensive behavioral program that teaches families to optimize their impact on substance-using family members while avoiding...Learn More

Center for Addiction Recovery Education and Success (CARES): An Introduction

by PIK

What is CARES? The Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success (CARES) is a peer-to-peer, volunteer-based recovery-oriented sanctuary headquartered in Rockaway, NJ. We exist to put a...Learn More

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

COVID-19 August 2023 Newsletter

by PIK

By: Matt McGovern, MPH, CHES, LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager With the conclusion of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, COVID surveillance is being conducted in a slightly different...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

Why Prevention Matters

by PIK

By: Stefanie Williams, Preventionist Prevention is more than “Preventing”.  It is more than the act of stopping something from happening. Prevention is… people-centered on education,...Learn More

COVID-19 July 2023 Newsletter

by PIK

By: Matt McGovern, MPH, CHES, LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager With the conclusion of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, COVID surveillance is being conducted in a slightly different...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