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Keeping our youth safe !

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...

Making Strides

One of the goals of the Hudson County Coalition for a Drug Free Community aims to reduce prescription drug misuse here in Hudson County. To further expand on that goal, Partners in Prevention recently applied for two grant opportunities and was successful in receiving...

“Please ID me”

This winter, schools in Salem County were trained by LMTI staff about the dangers of underage drinking. The students were eager to see how they could be part of the solution and as a result, the students implemented our “Please ID Me” Campaign. Woodstown,...

It’s not personal, it’s the law.

In July 2017 it was announced that New Jersey was set to become the third state in the nation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. This new law, which went into effect on November 1, 2017 applies to e-cigarettes, as well as conventional...

Senior Weekend Fun!

  In November, LMTI held a Senior Weekend event at YMCA Camp Mason where high school seniors from all over the state of New Jersey attended workshops and sessions to help them prepare for their senior year. They participated in workshops such as stress and time...

National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.   The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are to: Involve communities in raising awareness...

HCCDFC and Union City Prevention Coalition Digital Billboards

HCCDFC in collaboration with the Union City Prevention coalition has ran a series of campaigns via digital billboards to promote awareness of the dangers of both underage drinking and prescription drug abuse on I-495 at Kennedy Blvd in Union City. Check out...
HCC “Lunch and Learn” trainings with CarePoint Health

HCC “Lunch and Learn” trainings with CarePoint Health

The Hudson County Coalition for a Drug-Free Community partnered with CarePoint Health personnel and the New Jersey State Police Department by delivering “lunch and learn” trainings to staff at multiple CarePoint facilities within Hudson County. A wide variety of...

Evidence–Based Prevention Education and Week of Respect

Evidence–based prevention education programs for the months of September and October have recently begun in the towns of Bayonne, Hoboken, Jersey City and Union City. Programs in all participating Hudson County municipalities will reach completion by the end of spring...