Hearts, Hands and Voices

by PIK

By: Terry Ziegler My experience as a CARES volunteer has meant so much to me these past two years. As a parent of a person in recovery, I wanted to support families of people in active addiction...Learn More

“What Happened to You” Book Club

by Barbara Kauffman

By: Barbara Kauffman, Director of Prevention Services As always, I’m excited about the Prevention Team’s ongoing programs and events that you’ll learn more about later in this newsletter....Learn More

Burlington RRC Facilitates Bike Donations to NJ Recovery House Residents

by PIK

By: Ashley Runyon This September, the Burlington RRC obtained four bicycles for the Destination Recovery house residents in Palmyra, NJ. Bob Furlong, a Police Officer with the NJ Transit Outreach...Learn More

LINCS COVID-19 Update

by PIK

By: Matt McGovern (LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager) COVID-19 has continued to spread throughout Morris County and the state of New Jersey. This most recent surge of cases started...Learn More

The Prevention Team heads to Louisville, Kentucky

by PIK

By: Ashley Brown, Preventionist The Prevention Team headed to Louisville, Kentucky to share our Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment Project (SBIRT)! As we successfully...Learn More

Good News for Public Health

by PIK

New Jersey School Passive Consent Law Passed July 2nd, 2021 By: Matt McGovern Student health behavior-related data has been difficult to obtain for New Jersey school districts for some time...Learn More

Substance Use in the LGBTQ+ Community

by PIK

Substance use in the LGBTQ+ community is a significant problem. Statistics show that LGBTQ+ adults are more than twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and...Learn More

Prevention is Key Receives Funding from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to build a CARES Recovery Corps.

by PIK

Rockaway, N.J. (June 15, 2021) – Prevention is Key (PIK), a north Jersey-based non-profit substance misuse prevention agency, announced today that it has received a Building Communities of...Learn More

Where Does Harm Reduction Fall Within Prevention?

by PIK

By: Arielle Aigotti The first step of incorporating harm reduction in prevention is taking away the stigma in prevention work itself. At Prevention is Key, our goal is to be a peer to the...Learn More

Prevention is Key Receives Funding from Passaic County Department of Human Services

by PIK

Funds to Support Recovery and Prevention Programs Rockaway, N.J. (May 25, 2021) – Prevention Is Key (PIK), a north Jersey-based non-profit substance misuse prevention and recovery support...Learn More

How Becoming a Youth Mentor Changed My Life

by PIK

I could not have asked for a better first professional fulltime job. At the beginning of 2021, I was a fresh-faced...Learn More