Health and Wellness Coalition

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The Health and Wellness Coalition of Union County’s mission is to assess the needs of Union County in order to enhance collaboration and coordinate prevention efforts that foster a drug free lifestyle and create healthy communities.

Our Vision is by 2017; the Health and Wellness Coalition of Union County will create prevention prepared communities through a collaborative effort to reduce underage drinking, marijuana use, the miss-use of opioids and prescription drugs, heroin use and new and emerging drugs across the lifespan throughout Union County.

Upcoming Initiatives and Strategies:

  • Union County Prevention Week

  • Union County Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Event

  • The Union County High School PSA Contest

  • The Union County Compliance Check Task Force

  • Increase the number of permanent Rx Drop-Off Location

  • Policy Enhancement

  • School Task Force Conference

  • Enhancing School Policy Imitative

  • Social Media Campaign

  • Responsible Beverage Server Trainings

  • Efforts to impact physical design by preventing areas conducive to use in order to

    decrease access and availability

  • Increase perception of risk related to underage drinking, marijuana use, Rx drug abus

    e leading to heroin use, and designer synthetic drugs

  • Rapid Response and Information system related to new and emerging drug trends

  • Conduct ongoing Needs Assessment related to substance abuse impacted consumption

    and consequence data

  • Provide technical assistance to county-based agencies on the most current research

    and strategies

For more information about HAWC please contact us at hawcuc@outlook.com or (732)-381-4100

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