Promoting Healthy Living Through Education, Training & Advocacy

Who Is Wellspring Center for Prevention?

Wellspring Center for Prevention is a private nonprofit agency serving community members and organizations of Middlesex and Monmouth Counties. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through our quality prevention and intervention services. Our programs promote sound mental health, effective family functioning, and awareness of the devastating effects of substance misuse and dependency.

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As part of our offerings, Wellspring provides school-based clinical services in partnership with various school districts in Middlesex County. Our programs are designed around collaboration with the school district’s practices and on-site support services to ensure a seamless, barrier-free environment to care. Each program is staffed by professionals experienced in youth development, mental health counseling, and case management and backed by Wellspring’s mission to help educators focus on their youth and foster and develop healthy minds and healthy bodies.

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Upcoming Events and Classes

  • P 103: Program Design

    Description: Program Design (Domain 1: Planning and Evaluation) Summary: To be effective, prevention programs must be tailored to the specific audience. This involves careful assessment…

    Thursday, February 2, 2023 - Friday, February 3, 2023 Zoom
  • CADC Recertification Class: Reoccurrence of Symptoms and Recovery

    Instructor: Alan Shapiro, M.A, LPC, LCADC Class Description: An essential part of recovery from substance use disorder is an active relapse prevention program. In this relapse…

    Wednesday, February 15, 2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Zoom
  • P 104: Evidence-Based Prevention Models

    Description: Evidence-Based Prevention Models (Domain 1: Planning and Evaluation) Summary: What does science have to do with prevention? This class will answer that question as…

    Thursday, February 16, 2023 - Friday, February 17, 2023 Zoom
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Our Programs

Our work is centered around improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, professionals, and communities through quality prevention and intervention services. Our programs promote sound mental health, effective family functioning, and awareness of the devastating effects of substance misuse and dependency across the lifespan.

Wellspring by the Numbers

0 + requests for treatment referrals in 2020
0 + counseling sessions provided by our School-Based Clinical Services program
0 + individuals trained by Wellspring in 2021

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Advocating for Your Own Health: The Basics

Advocating for Your Own Health: The Basics

By Hazel Bridges, Contributing Writer Being your own advocate when it comes to your health is so important. No one cares more about your well-being than you do, so it’s imperative that you take charge of your health and ensure you’re getting the best possible care available. Wellspring Center for Prevention has listed some tried-and-tested…

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Wellspring’s ASSIST Program Addresses Vaping in Schools

Wellspring’s ASSIST Program Addresses Vaping in Schools

By: Jordan Indyk, Clinician for School Based Clinical Services In 2022, it was reported that 1 in 10 high school and middle school students have used e-cigarettes, among those youth more than 1 in 4 reported daily use. E-cigarette and vape usage is on the rise, students are starting at younger ages and frequency is…

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