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Join Us to Promote the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day

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,

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Become Empowered to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the United States. Every 19 minutes someone dies from an accidental prescription drug overdose. Prescription drugs can be available over-the-counter or prescribed by a doctor. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), as

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Mocktail Recipes for Your 2017 Super Bowl Party (Or Any Occasion!)

Raspberry Bee's Knees

One of our dedicated coalition members created a diverse group of mocktail drink recipes for you to use at your next Super Bowl Party or any other gathering that you are hosting this year. Check back throughout the year to

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Tips for a Healthy 2017 Super Bowl Party

Houston Superbowl Logo

As many of you might know, the National Football League’s Super Bowl takes place on Sunday, February 5, 2017. It is an American tradition with millions of individuals tuning in to watch it. Unfortunately, it is also a time when

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Resource Tuesday April 26th

We hope you’ve all had a great start to your week! 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

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Essex County Executive DiVincenzo and Adapt Announce Plans for Drug Take Back Day On Saturday, April 30, 2016

On Thursday, April 21st, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. joined with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), the Essex County Chief’s Association, and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take

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Keep Your Friends and Family Safe During Super Bowl Sunday

As many of you might know, the National Football League’s Super Bowl takes place this Sunday. It is an American tradition with millions of individuals tuning in to watch it. Unfortunately, it is also a time when there is a

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week Information

ADAPT is a strong partner with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). For the past few years, we’ve participated in National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. NDFW 2016 will take place from January 25 to January 31, 2016. We

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ADAPT Peer Leaders and East Orange Businesses Collaborate on a Prevention Initiative

Before Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday, East Orange peer leaders volunteering for The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) took part in a Sticker Shock Campaign at three locations in East Orange: 1) New Gold Rose Liquors located at 392 Williams

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Verona Senior Citizens Partner with Local Organizations to Prevention Prescription Medication Abuse and Misuse

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) partnered with the Verona Municipal Alliance Committee (VMAC), the Verona Police Department, and the New Jersey Pharmacists Association (NJPhA) to educate local senior citizens about prescription medication

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