Impact of the Opioid Epidemic

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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

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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

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

Why Prevention Matters

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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

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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

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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

Identity and Recovery

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By: Caroline Bailey, Community Relations Manager/ OOPP Coordinator Being an out and proud member of the LGBTQ+ community within the substance use recovery community is an empowering and...Learn More

Family Appreciation Day: Tomahawk Lake

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On June 29th the Prevention Team will kick off summer by hosting a day at Tomahawk Lake to celebrate our Military Families & Families that participated in the Strengthening Families program over...Learn More

Parallel Experiences

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By: Pietro Lombardo, Chapter 51 Project Coordinator My name is Pietro Lombardo (he/him) and a few years ago I was never one to believe in parallel journeys. As a kid, I would love reading novels...Learn More

A Journey Of Resilience

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By: Daniella Mendez, Senior Peer Services Coordinator We enter Pride month at a time when LGBTQ+ rights are under attack across the state and country. We enter pride month at a time when over...Learn More

COVID-19 May 2023 Newsletter

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By: Matt McGovern, MPH, CHES, LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager As of Friday, April 27th, 2023, the 7-day average of cases in the state of New Jersey was 223, which declined by 54% from...Learn More

The Significance of Mentoring on Mental Health

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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