Resources: April 18, 2017

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 (

PSA: Please do not send resumes to ADAPT. Contact the respective person listed on the job posting. Thank you!



  • Prescription Drug Committee Meeting: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 @ 10AM
  • Interfaith Steering Committee Meeting: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 @ 10AM
  • General Coalition Meeting: Thursday, May 11, 2017 @ 10AM

***All meetings to be held at 170 Scotland Rd. Orange, NJ 07050 unless otherwise noted**

ADAPT is looking for more Youth Leaders!!

We are accepting applications, please contact Lisa Joseph for more information.


Local Events/Resources:

FAMILYConnections serves Essex and surrounding counties with 35 behavioral health programs for all ages, helping people overcome major challenges including domestic violence, mental illness, addiction, trauma, and poverty.  Funds raised from “A Taste of NJ’s Best” will support these services and deliver hope and a second chance for local children and families.

To purchase tickets ($150 per person) or to learn more about FAMILYConnections, please visit or contact Nancy Wellbrock at

Here is the link for festival tickets:

NJ invites all LGBTQ youth and straight allies attending public high school in Newark to the 2017 Youth Summit.  The event will take place on May 19, 2017 from 9am-2pm on the campus of Rutgers University Newark.  The summit will focus on reducing trauma among LGBTQ youth.  Our Keynote Speaker will be Jane Clementi with the Tyler Clementi Foundation.  The event is FREE but RSVP is required. Teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators can RSVP for students by emailing HMI: NJ Program Coordinator, Alayne Rosales at If you have any questions please call (973) 204-2965.

DEA- Preventing Marijuana Use Among Youth and Young Adults

ADDRESS THE EMERGING TRENDS OF TOBACCO ADDICTION  with the Ask, Advise, Refer: Brief Intervention Model


April 21, 2017   |    Noon – 1:30 pm

Register here at:



Professional Resources:

Job Connection April 17 – April 23, 2017

Sixth Annual Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation Conference

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