he Education Department has been informing high school students and their parents about Substance Abuse Awareness. At Bayonne High school they collaborated with the Coalition Department to provide an engaging workshop on the Opioid Epidemic / Fentanyl Crisis to 3 groups of 12th grade students.
At Union City High School the Education Department, Coalition Department and LMTI joined forces to provide parents with pertinent information about identify substance use in teens, the dangers and types of new drugs on the streets, and methods that teach youth to reach their full potential and make healthy life choices.
The Education Department had the opportunity to provide a workshop at Sara M. Gilmore, in Union City. This workshop touched on how to communicate effectively with our youth about drugs, alcohol and bullying.