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NATIONAL DRUG
HELPLINE

1.888.633.3239

NATIONAL SUICIDE
PREVENTION LIFELINE

1.800.273.8255

REACHNJ ADDICTION
HOTLINE

1.844.REACHNJ

ABOUT US

The New Jersey Coalition for Education & Positive Choices brings together industry experts, law enforcement and educators that seek to educate about the substances available on the legal and illegal market, engage with students and parents about substance usage and abuse, and empower those to make positive choices.

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TRENDS, USE & MISUSE

The New Jersey Coalition for Education & Positive Choices brings together industry experts, law enforcement and educators that seek to educate about the substances available on the legal and illegal market, engage with students and parents about substance use and abuse, and empower those to make positive choices.

 

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EVENTS CENTER

Whether in the class or out in the community, NJC4EPC seeks to engage and empower our parents and students through direct events or working collaboratively with our partners agencies.

 

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LATEST NEWS

9 people hospitalized with ‘severe lung illness’ after vaping, N.J. Health Dept says

August 17th, 2019|

Nine people with a history of vaping have been admitted to New Jersey hospitals this month with “severe lung illness,” the state Health Department announced Friday. New Jersey joins si [...]

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22 people have been hospitalized with vaping-linked breathing problems. Doctors don't know why.

It's unclear exactly what the patients — many of whom are young adults — had been inhaling or what type of devices they were using.

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Mallory's Army

Here is the trailer for the MALLORY documentary. Please share and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
Details on the official release date will be shared when all is finalized. ... See more

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Psychology Today

A psychiatric diagnosis describes a patient's symptoms, but doesn't necessarily shed any light on the cause. Here's why understanding that difference is so crucial.

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Ricky's Compass

The team spent the night promoting our event in September. We had a great time spreading the word. Be on the look out for our flyers around the Morristown Green! 💚🤩

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Cannabis-related ER visits in Colorado jump threefold after legalization, study says

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/25/health/edible-cannabis-emergency-visit-study/index.html

Although edible cannabis only made up 0.32% of sales in Colorado from 2014 to 2016, 10.7% of cannabis-related emergency department visits at UCHealth University of Colorado were due to edibles.

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Vape pen explodes in UK man's car, causes third-degree burns: 'It felt like I was being burnt alive'

https://www.foxnews.com/health/vape-pen-explode-uk-man-car

A man in the United Kingdom is lucky to be alive after his vape pen exploded while he was driving, setting both himself and his car ablaze and leaving him with third-degree burns.

2 weeks ago
Photos from New Jersey Coalition 4 Education & Positive Choices's post

NJ Teen Concert Series Comes to Hanover Township Day

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Back by popular demand, The New Jersey Coalition 4 Education and positive choices, in conjunction with the Hanover ... See more

2 weeks ago
Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use

https://www.foxnews.com/health/fda-seizures-after-vaping

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use.

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EXCLUSIVE - Student, 18, left with collapsed lung after Juuling

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7327283/Juul-pods-killed-18-year-old-college-students-lung-COLLAPSED-vaping-year.html

Miami, Florida, college freshman Chance Ammirata, 18, nearly died of a collapsed lung after using using one mint Juul pod every two days - and now he's warning other teens to quit vaping.

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Parsippany Police Department

THANK YOU PARSIPPANY!! Mayor Michael Soriano and Parsippany Police Chief Andrew Miller would like to thank everyone for coming out in force to our 1st National Night Out Event! We estimated that a ... See more

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