During 2017, forensic laboratories in New Jersey have identified a large amount of imitation prescription pills containing dangerous drugs.
The center, created with input from teens and a $25,000 grant from the Ocean Partnership for Children, will be open weekly.
Ocean County is encouraging residents to take part in "National Prescription Take Back Day" on Oct. 28.
Food assistance, cash/housing assistance, child care assistance, and how to apply.
Anxiety & Autism workshop for Parents and Professionals at Toms River Library on Monday, November 6th at 6:30 pm.
This workshop will explore anxiety, what it is, how it is diagnosed, and what can be done about it.
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.
The home-cooked meals will be delivered to those who are homebound.
Manchester mother who lost her much-loved son to drugs has a warning for all of us.
Ocean County is encouraging residents to take part in "National Prescription Take Back Day" on Oct. 28. Click Here to view press release.
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.
Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means protecting them or pushing them to face their fears.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The federal designation adding it to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area opens access to additional resources and intel, officials say.
These 10 young New Jersey residents recently lost their lives to addiction. And their loved ones aren't afraid to say it.
We have all seen the devastation in Puerto Rico following the damage the Island took from Hurricane Maria and the desperate need for relief supplies. Locally here in Ocean County you can help out by donating to an effort begun by students at Barnegat High School.
On October 1, 2017, the federal government will decrease Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
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.
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.