Coalition for Healthy Communities

Our mission is to reduce substance abuse, especially among youth, by providing
opportunities for increased collaboration, coordinated planning, and sharing of resources.

Coalition Events

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 20:00

Coalition Events

Prevention Education Summit Dozens of professionals, including educators, law enforcement officials, municipal alliance members and health care and substance abuse providers attended the 14th annual Middlesex County Prevention Education Summit…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 20:00

Be Smart About Medicine

The Coalition for Healthy Communities (CHC), collaborates with public and private middle schools in Middlesex County to bring the Be Smart About Medicine (BSAM) program to educate the students in…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

Prevention Education Summit

Dozens of professionals, including educators, law enforcement officials, municipal alliance members and health care and substance abuse providers attended the 12th annual Middlesex County Prevention Education Summit held June 6th…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

Marijuana Town Hall Meeting

For two hours, dozens of Spotswood residents sat or stood and listened to a panel discussion, frequently joining in on the passionate dialogue and debate. In the end, everyone agreed…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

Young Women’s Conference

The Coalition for Healthy Communities held its 10th annual Young Women's Conference. The event saw participation by 18 high schools from across Middlesex County. A total of 140 young women…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

Sticker Shock

Sticker Shock is designed to raise awareness about underage drinking and youth access to alcohol and to strengthen the laws against providing alcohol to a minor. The program engages student…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

Health Fairs/National Night Out

The Coalition for Healthy Communities provides an interactive information table at community health fairs and other mobile community fairs and venues.  We provide fun prizes using an interactive wheel for…
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:00

TIPS Training

TIPS is an effective educational program designed to reduce alcohol-related problems in your establishment and in the community. Bouncers, bartenders, servers and cashiers are the first line of defense when…
By Melisa Damcevska, Preventionist I Every day, 2,000 teenagers take a prescription drug recreationally for the first time. Whether through self-medication or a lack of awareness of the risks, prescription…