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October 30, 2017

Brick Teen Center Grand Opening!!

Come join us for the ribbon cutting of Lounge 270, the Brick Teen Center Grand Opening. Food, live music, rock wall, tours, teen registration. Thursday, November 2, 6pm-8pm @ 270  Chambersbridge Rd. Brick, NJ.

October 23, 2017  

National Prescription Take Back Day

Ocean County is encouraging residents to take part in "National Prescription Take Back Day" on Oct. 28. Click Here to view press release.

October 23, 2017  

NJ police help FBI operation that saved 84 kids from sex trafficking

A four-day nationwide effort dedicated to seeking out youth victims of sex trafficking and the people who allegedly exploited the minors concluded Sunday after authorities recovered 84 children — one of whom was just three months old, according to the FBI. 

October 9, 2017  

'What Were You Wearing?' exhibit takes aim at age-old sexual violence myth

In a gallery space on the fourth floor of the University of Kansas’ student union, a powerful art installation aims to shatter the myth that sexual violence is caused by a person’s wardrobe.

“What Were You Wearing?” displays 18 outfits hanging next to 18 rape survivors’ stories about what they had on when they were attacked. T-shirts, exercise clothes, dresses, cargo shorts — they’re all there.

October 9, 2017  

Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Team Leader Training In November

Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Team Leader Training Workshop 
November 9-10, 2017
Pequest Trout Hatchery & Natural Resource Education Center 605 Pequest Road Oxford, NJ 07863

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will host a 2-day Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) training for adult staff and volunteers of youth-centered community and/or faith-based organizations looking to offer an ongoing or year-round youth fishing, conservation, and aquatic education program. 

If you have questions contact Liz Jackson, program coordinator, at 908-637-4125 x122 or by e-mail at hofnod@dep.nj.gov.

September 26, 2017  

Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study.

September 19, 2017  

Seven Days of Heroin-this is What an Epidemic Looks Like

It’s a little after sunrise on the first day of another week, and Cincinnati is waking up again with a heroin problem. So is Covington. And Middletown. And Norwood. And Hamilton. And West Chester Township. And countless other cities and towns across Ohio and Kentucky.