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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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ALCOHOL

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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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3 hours ago
Mallory's Army

My why?
It’s not Mallory... it’s because she was excluded from 3 lunch tables the day before she died....

...this picture right here...

Please take a hard look, imagine how this must feel? ... See more

2 days ago
Juul and Philip Morris are sued under RICO act, accused of targeting kids

Another article on what is happening with Vapes... check up on our social media to keep current on Drug Trends.

https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-08-19/juul-philip-morris-sued-rico-act

The suit against e-cigarette maker Juul and Philip Morris says they illegally marketed nicotine-delivery devices to minors and deceived consumers about vaping's risks.

2 days ago
Juul and Philip Morris are sued under RICO act, accused of targeting kids

Vaping was advertised as a safe alternative to cigarettes and is pushed to kids as young as middle school aged.
And then there is this

The suit against e-cigarette maker Juul and Philip Morris says they illegally marketed nicotine-delivery devices to minors and deceived consumers about vaping's risks.

3 days ago
Ricky's Compass

Many people fear going to therapy because of the stigma surrounding it, but it shouldn’t be that way! Meet Alexis, a certified therapist and the founder of @selahcounselingnj. Alexis will be at our ... See more

3 days ago
Teens are being hospitalized for lung damage after vaping — "It's mind-boggling," doctor says

A very informative article on the recent horror stories of teens vaping. Read below. ... See more

Smokers usually don't develop lung cancer until their older adult years — how are teens getting lung damage from vapes already?

6 days ago
Nine hospitalized in NJ with breathing problems after vaping, state investigating

Please note the list of symptoms leading to hospitalization

New Jersey issued a health alert Friday after nine young New Jersey residents were hospitalized with breathing problems after vaping.

6 days ago
Officials are investigating nearly 100 mystery lung cases linked to vaping — The Washington Post

The negative reports on vaping are endless and more and more young people are vaping every day.

State and federal health officials are investigating dozens of cases of mystery lung illnesses related to vaping in young people across the country. The states include California, Illinois, Indiana, ... See more

6 days ago
ABC7NY

The department issued a statewide health advisory following recent reported cases of pulmonary disease in people using vaping products in New York State.

6 days ago
Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Marijuana Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2748383

This systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal and cross-sectional studies examines the association between electronic cigarette use and marijuana use in people aged 10 to 24 years.

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