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Welcome to the Monmouth County Prevention Hub
Please read below to access all of our suggested resources for Monmouth County residents.

For youth and families to thrive in a safe and healthy environment, communities must address the numerous risk factors that lead to the early use of alcohol and other drugs, often the first step on a path to addiction. The statewide system of Prevention Hubs provides evidence-based prevention education, interventions, strategies, and programs to support all sectors of our community, including youth, parents, schools, law enforcement, faith-based organizations, etc.

The Prevention Hub of Monmouth County is hosted by Prevention Coalition of Monmouth County, an affiliate of Prevention First, and connects residents and professionals with prevention resources and services, building resilience in our local communities.

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The Monmouth County Prevention Warm Line


The Monmouth County Prevention Warm Line is a clear connection point to access both evidence-based prevention programs for youth and families, as well as information and referral for those in need of assistance with navigating local and state family support services being offered by the Prevention Hub and beyond.
 

Trained coalition staff are available on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to connect callers to local and state-level resources and other supportive services.

 

To speak with a resource coalition staff member call 732-663-1800 x 2710.

 

If a coalition staff member is not available, all callers will be directed to the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County’s Substance Use Referral and Education (SURE) hotline.

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PreVenture

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Marijuana/Cannabis Education

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Over-the-Counter Medications

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Strengthening
Families

Individual and
Family Programs


The Prevention Hub offers educational resources, programs, and technical assistance to schools and community organizations that serve youth, parents and other adults. 

Changing Systems to Promote Youth Wellness


The Prevention Hub promotes the importance of systemic changes that build community resiliency and support youth wellness. Policy updates and new practices, such as implementing universal youth screening, creating policies that ensure a supportive response to youth at risk, and creating environments that support youth wellness, are key to reducing youth substance use. The Prevention Hub agencies around the state provide technical assistance and resources to schools and municipalities that guide public health policy updates to impact the environmental systems experienced by all community members.  

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School Toolkit: Marijuana/Cannabis Policy Guidance

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Municipal Toolkit: Marijuana/Cannabis Policy Guidance

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Promoting
Screening

This project was supported by SABG Covid Supplement Grant TI083538 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of SAMHSA or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Monmouth County Resources for Mental Health, Substance Use, Prevention, Data and Education

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Child Behavioral Health Reference Guide

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Behavioral Health Reference Guide

Click here to visit Monmouth Resource Net who provides a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for the residents of Monmouth County, NJ

Prevention Alliances


Municipal Alliances are established by municipal ordinance and engage residents, local government and law enforcement officials, schools, nonprofit organizations, the faith community, parents, youth and other allies in efforts to prevent alcoholism and drug abuse in communities throughout New Jersey. Want to join an alliance in your town? Look below for more information

Manasquan
Kristin Meyler

shorealliance@hotmail.com

Marlboro
Donna Mazza

DMazza@marlboro-nj.gov

Middletown
Angela Pepe-Lage

apepe-lage@middletownnj.org

 

Millstone
Helen Verve

millstonealliance@gmail.com

 

Neptune Township
Al Jardine
(Administrator - Coordinator TBH)

administrator@neptunecitynj.com

Wall
Kristin Meyler

kmeyler@townshipofwall.com

Colts Neck
Anita Dedalis

adedalis@yahoo.com


Emory Dedalis

ededalis@yahoo.com

Eatontown
Dawn Ryan

dryan@eatontown.org

Freehold Township/Freehold Borough
Antionette Ceciarelli

ACeciarelli@twp.freehold.nj.us

 

Hazlet
Nikki Tierney

ntierney@hazletnj.org

 

Highlands/Atlantic Highlands
Heather Diblasi

bgkahuna002@comcast.net

Holmdel
Robert Ward 
(Director of Rec - Coordinator TBH)

rward@holmdeltownship.com

Keyport
Jay Delaney

(Administrator - Coordinator TBH)

administrator@keyportonline.com

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