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An Initiative of Morris County Prevention is Key

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    Underage drinking is happening in our community, as early as 6th grade. In a local school, 1.7% of middle-schoolers had had a drink in the past 30 days. Nearly 17% of children felt that there was slight to no risk of harming oneself if they drank 5 or more drinks once or twice a week. more »

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  • 08/20/18--09:19: Opioid Use in Morris County
  • In 2015, roughly 2% of heroin contained fentanyl in it, whereas now, 40% of heroin has fentanyl in it. Fentanyl is a deadly chemical that produces a high for significantly cheaper than heroin, which is why drug dealers tend to cut heroin with this chemical. For reference, one kilo of heroin would cost $60,000, but more »

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  • 08/21/18--07:07: Opioids and Morris County
  • Since January of 2018, arrests have gone up for drug dealers and users. But, along with this rise, there has also been a rise in both fatal and non-fatal overdoses. When viewing a map, and the data, it is clear that these arrests and overdoses are not people who are travelling through Morris County, but more »

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  • 08/28/18--06:22: STOP
  • For the past several months, CCSHM has been delivering tool kits to local bars, restaurants, and liquor stores. These tool kits contain a black light, an ID book, a “Get Your ID Out” card, and a letter from CCSHM. These tool kits can be utilized to examine ID cards and have key things to look more »

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  • 09/05/18--10:49: Article 0
  • Check out this PDF from Operation Prevention. There are 144 drug overdose deaths per day in the United States. Sixty-three percent of those deaths are related to pharmaceutical opioids or heroin. OO 6.4 million Americans indicated misusing prescription opioids in 2015. OO Nearly one in five teens say they have used prescription medicine at least more »

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  • 11/05/18--11:13: Article 1

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  • 12/06/18--09:31: Article 2

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  • 12/07/18--09:31: TOP Conference
  • On Wednesday, December 5th, CCSHM hosted the Tackling Opioids through Prevention in Athletes conference. At this conference, we distributed a toolkit with information about best practices for coaches, athletic directors, and others who work directly with young athletes. The majority of heroin addicts started using prescribed opiates before turning to heroin, which is the concern more »

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  • 12/13/18--06:35: Fentanyl Seize
  • Fentanyl has been a rising issue when it comes to drug use, abuse, and deaths. Fentanyl is a very cheap but powerful drug that get cuts into many other drugs so that dealers can sell more, for a lower cost, increasing profit. Fentanyl is 50x stronger than heroin, which is what fentanyl is often cut more »

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    ‘Tis the season of glad tidings and good cheer, but for people in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, the holidays can be an especially trying time to stay healthy and sober. Unrealistic expectations, over-commitment, unhealthy eating, financial strain and fatigue can fray emotions. Travel complications and busy schedules can add to the stress, as more »

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    Towards the end of 2018, the  North-American Interfraternity Conference banned alcohol above 15% ABV in fraternities. This ban apparently is for all students, regardless of if they are over 21. This means that no fraternity that is associated with NIC can have parties with hard liquor, in order to alleviate some of the alcohol related issues that more »

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    CBD is short for cannabidiol, which is a major, non-psychoactive component of marijuana, but can also be extracted from hemp. Most CBD oils are legal in New Jersey and has recently become a new fad that a lot of people are engaging in. According to Healthline, CBD is said to relieve pain. We naturally have more »

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  • 01/14/19--10:10: Stop the Pain
  •   The Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris, in collaboration with Life Center Stage, created an awareness campaign Share Your Story #Stop The Pain, focused on bringing light — through stories, photography and videos –on how the opioid epidemic affects real people! This initiative, which started with three 30-second Opioid Awareness spots featuring people sharing how the opioid crisis has personally affected them, more »

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  • 01/16/19--06:14: Article 0
  • Tackling Opioids by Sarah Keir

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