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

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A study from Addictive Behaviors suggests that students who are classroom bullies are more likely to fall victim to alcohol and drug abuse when compared to children who are not bullies. There is a strong correlation between bullies and substance abuse. While children not involved in a bully- victim relationship were less likely to abuse substances, … (read more…)

Resource Tuesdays

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We hope you’ve all had a great summer! 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 email me no later than Monday at 4pm (ljoseph@familyconnectionsnj.org)

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