Substance Abuse Programs: Other Topics
Learn what to do in case of an overdose and how to administer the lifesaving, overdose reversal agent known as Naloxene or Narcan. Narcan is the antidote to an opioid overdose and you can get your kit for free.
PROJECT KNO-PIOID: Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving team/class has chosen to raise awareness of the potential dangers of using prescription meds. They are an impressive group of students! Take a look at the...
When there are any visitors in your house, your medicine cabinet can be open game for drug thieves. In fact, 70% of drug addicts reported that they started their addiction to prescription medications from family, friends and strangers’ medicine cabinets.
A dramatic increase in overdose deaths and the abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers have become an epidemic. In Mahwah, like other municipalities in New Jersey and across the nation, we are facing an urgent public health crisis in overdose deaths, and the abuse of heroin and other prescription pain killers.
Special Agent Jay Flaherty will be moderating this discussion / Q&A on the teenage drug epidemic in Northern NJ. Parents will have the opportunity to send in their questions ahead of time for the panel to answer.
Jesse’s Journey is presented by Maureen Morella, and her two children, Jesse and Tyler. Jesse, 19, suffered severe and irreversible brain damage after a drug overdose in November, 2004 and survives today as a quadriplegic confined to a wheel chair.
Jeff is a professional teen and parent communicator and understands teens and their behaviors. Jeff’s popular messages include topics like violence, bullying, mental health, suicide, drugs and alcohol, respect, and choices.
Dan Davis is an internationally known motivational speaker with a sense of caring and passion for life while confronting the conflicts and pressures that face students today.
The Mahwah Substance Abuse Program provides children with the skills needed to recognize and resist the subtle and overt pressures that cause them to experiment with drugs or become involved in gangs or violent activities.
The Red Ribbon Campaign helps present a unified and visible commitment towards the creation of a DRUG-FREE AMERICA. In Mahwah, it enables local D.A.R.E. officers to extend an anti-drug message down into the elementary schools.