WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Jan. 10, West Orange Police Officer Bret Wagner of the Community Services Unit was honored as one of the ADAPT Coalition members of the year for 2017. The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Team works to reduce underage drinking drug abuse in Essex County.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — A half-day interfaith symposium on Oct. 26 at The Life Christian Church in West Orange brought together 120 community members from all over Essex County, including 55 faith based leaders. The symposium, organized by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Team of FAMILYConnections, provided information on how to help members of […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Health Department and West Orange Police Department are sponsoring a brown bag event for senior citizens, presented by ADAPT, the Essex Prevention Coalition. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the John P. Renna Jr. House Community Room, 10 Gaston St. in West Orange, seniors […]
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Heading into summer vacation, many parents and guardians become concerned with how their children will fill their time. Unstructured time can be dangerous, especially for teenagers who may have access to drugs or alcohol. Luckily, Essex County parents and guardians can count on ADAPT to help them steer their children in […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As April is Alcohol Awareness Month, youth leaders from The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team took part in a Sticker Shock Campaign at three South Orange liquor stores: University Liquors on South Orange Avenue, A&D Liquors on Valley Street and Wine Emporium on Valley Street, all of which were enthusiastic […]
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]
EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team recently held its annual dinner at Essex County Hospital, thanking 16 members of the community who went above and beyond to help ADAPT accomplish its goals and objectives this past year. ADAPT, managed by FAMILYConnections, is a community coalition dedicated to reducing underaged drinking […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Township Council President Victor Cirilo presents Jaclyn Tyson of ADAPT — the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team — with a proclamation for Family Meal Week, which encourages families to have meals together to talk about drug and alcohol abuse, during the council meeting on April 19.