Techniques of Alcohol Management (TAM) is a nationally certified training program designed to educate those who serve or sell alcoholic beverages about the responsible and professional service of alcohol. While completing the responsible alcohol service training course, service managers and servers learn to responsibly manage the consumption of alcohol and the complicated situations that often develop as a result of alcohol consumption. The TAM course provides the knowledge and training necessary to deal with legal responsibilities of serving alcohol, recognizing false identification, handling alcohol-related disturbances, and more. (more…)
Cat videos and meme tweets can be funny, but what about making a difference in your community instead? Become a social media star by creating a public service announcement video that will discourage the use of alcohol and explain the potential consequences of underage drinking. Must be 18 or older to enter contest! All submissions are due April 15, 2016 by 5pm. For rules & regulations and an entry form, please click here. GOOD LUCK!
Hudson County Coalition is busy working over the summer retrieving Quality of Life Surveys from the community. (more…)
The Coalition had attended the Parents as Partners Health fair on May 13 hosted at New Jersey City University. Staff was given the opportunity to speak with parents of Jersey City school students about the coalition and provide helpful resources that will be passed along to their children. (more…)
The Coalition had attended the Hoboken Health Fair where they provided helpful resources to the community on both underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.
The Coalition hosted a Purdue Pharma Law Enforcement training at the Secaucus Public Library. The event was open to all law enforcement within Hudson County. Thirty-eight officers, representing 9 municipalities, were in attendance. They were trained on combating prescription drug abuse and diversion.
The coalition has three upcoming summer media campaigns that will run within the Hudson County community. (more…)
The Coalition sent out a mailing to over 100 Hudson County doctors to encourage them to register for and actively use the Prescription Monitoring Program in their practice.
Hudson County collected 15.5 pounds of unused medications at the permanent local Rx drop box locations on April 25th during the Spring Clean event.
The Hudson County Coalition for a Drug-Free Community will hold their annual Town Hall Meeting on April 22, 2015 at New Jersey City University to discuss the prevalence of underage drinking. Come hear our speaker's personal testimony on his struggles with alcoholism and substance abuse. The meeting will be held from 6:30p.m.- 8p.m. Light refreshments will be served. To register, click on the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L6QH7JT