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An Initiative of Morris County Prevention is Key

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  • 06/01/15--11:43: June Newsletter
  • Click the link below to check out our June newsletter. Included this month: The dangers of driving under the influence and/or riding with someone under the influence, and what you can do if those types of risky situations arise Information for parents on reinforcing and encouraging teens not to drink alcohol or use substances; although more »

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    New York Times best selling author, David Sheff, best known for his book Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, joins us for dinner and a conversation on NOVEMBER 4TH. More details to come, but SAVE THE DATE. Registration will be on a first come – first serve basis, so continue to check more »

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    Join us to support recovery! ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THOSE IN RECOVERY!

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  • 06/30/15--06:24: July Newsletter
  • Check out this month’s newsletter: Coalition Newsletter July Featured this month: Fentanyl triples death rates in 1 year in New Jersey Roxbury police seized over 2,000 pills and 15 lbs of marijuana from a ring of traffikers, running the drugs from Texas to Morris County! Tips on how to keep teens safe this summer, and more »

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  • 07/07/15--10:42: Naloxone Information
  • Click here for more information on the life saving Naloxone FREE NALOXONE TRAINING FOR THE COMMUNITY When? Tuesday, September 29th 2015 Where? CARES – 25 W. Main St Rockaway, NJ For registration and information regarding the Naloxone training please e-mail: MorrisCountyNarcan@Gmail.com

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  • 08/05/15--09:19: August Newsletter
  • August Newsletter Featured this month… Documentary Epidemic H: A currently in-the-works documentary which will focus on the reality of New Jersey’s growing heroin epidemic. Governor Chris Christie expands the scope and strictness of New Jersey’s Prescription Monitoring Program For parents: Making summertime safe; Would you know what to do in an opioid overdose? Learn about more »

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  • 09/25/15--07:18: Article 3
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  • 10/05/15--07:40: Article 2
  • October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month Featured in this month’s newsletter: A lethal batch of heroin killing people in our area The Morris County High School Pinwheel Project, bringing awareness to the youth lives lost to alcohol The facts about medicine abuse What we can do October Newsletter

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  • 10/19/15--07:37: Pinwheel Project
  • 40 Pequannock Township High School students placed 500 pinwheels across the front lawn of the school the day before the homecoming football game – to spread awareness about the dangers of underage drinking. The Pinwheel Project is designed to visually represent the 5,000 youth who die as a result of alcohol yearly. “Each pinwheel represents more »

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  • 10/24/15--13:01: Article 0
  • Join me in celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Our children have the right to grow up drug free – and we have the responsibility to make that happen. Take the pledge: www.redribbon.org/pledge

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    New Jersey is in the midst of an opiate abuse epidemic. Every day, two families in our state lose a loved one to opiate abuse. This has to stop.

 Ask Assemblyman Conaway to introduce A-4760, a bill that requires health care practitioners to discuss risk of addiction when prescribing certain drugs to patients who are more »

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    Click the link below to watch “Jersey Matters.” Morris County Prevention is Key and Center for Addiction, Recovery, and Success (CARES) are featured and discuss some of the new methods we are using to combat addiction. Reporter, Sherry Karabin, talks with some of the amazing people we work with to learn about the life-saving drug more »

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  • 01/11/16--10:43: January 2016 Newsletter
  • Click the link below to view our monthly newsletter and stay up-to-date on relevant substance abuse information. January Newsletter Featured in this month’s newsletter… Narcan: It Saves Police throughout Morris County saved 42 people from fatal opiate overdoses in 2015  by using Narcan, according to Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. Prescription and Over-The-Counter Drugs: Just as more »

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  • 10/19/15--07:37: Pinwheel Project
  • 40 Pequannock Township High School students placed 500 pinwheels across the front lawn of the school the day before the homecoming football game – to spread awareness about the dangers of underage drinking. The Pinwheel Project is designed to visually represent the 5,000 youth who die as a result of alcohol yearly. “Each pinwheel represents more »

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  • 10/24/15--13:01: Article 8
  • Join me in celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Our children have the right to grow up drug free – and we have the responsibility to make that happen. Take the pledge: www.redribbon.org/pledge

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    Talk early, talk often: Parents can make a difference in teen alcohol use FACTS Alcohol is the primary factor in the four leading causes of  death for young people Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States Young people who begin drinking before age 15 are 4x more likely to develop more »

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  • 04/07/16--07:42: April Newsletter
  • April Newsletter

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  • 04/21/16--07:43: Article 2
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    St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey has been using opioid alternative protocols in its emergency room since January. The goal of the Alternatives to Opiates (ALTO) program is to treat patients without opioids before considering using them. In the program’s first 2 months, 75% of the 300 patients that have gone through more »

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    Quick action by a QuickChek manager, Morris Plains Police, and Morris County Assistant Prosecutor  Bradford Seabury, saved a 35-year-old woman who was overdosing on heroin in a bathroom of the convenience store on West Hanover Ave. Morris Plains officers used Narcan, which counters the effects of opioids in overdose cases. This was the first time more »

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