Welcome To ADAPT

LTC IntroA coalition of people who care about reducing underage drinking and drug abuse in Essex County.  Our members include youth, parents, educators, police, substance abuse professionals, faith-based and government representatives, and other concerned citizens.

Why ADAPT? Because throughout Essex County…

  • 90% of teens interviewed stated that alcohol is easily accessible in their area
  • More teens are reporting getting access to prescription medication that is not prescribed to them through unlocked medicine cabinets
  • Middle school and high school students are using e-cigarettes and vape pens

Latest Blog

On April 13th, 2017 ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team) will be hosting our 2nd Annual Spring Cleaning Conference. This is an effort to promote the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day taking place on April 29th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

This initiative encourages people to dispose of their old and unused … (read more…)

Resource Tuesdays

We hope you’ve all had a great week so far! Below you will find our weekly resource post. Be sure to check out recurring events and previous announcements here: Resource Tuesday

If you would like anything to be posted on the next blog, please e-mail me no later than Monday at 4pm (ResourceTuesday@EssexADAPT.org)

PSA: Please do not send resumes to ADAPT. Contact the respective person listed on the job posting. Thank … (read more…)