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Safe Communities Coalition, formerly H.O.P.E (Healthy Options for Prevention and Education)

The H.O.P.E Project was a substance abuse prevention grant from the N.J. Division of Addiction Services to reduce the harmful consequences of alcohol and drug use among those 18 to 25 years old in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.  It  is part of a federal initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  While the H.O.P.E. Project ended in September 2012, the coalition will continue its efforts through the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.

The Healthy Options for Prevention and Education (H.O.P.E) has been a vital resource to Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)  students,faculty and staff, offering educational and environmental strategies and programs to address the harmful effects of alcohol and other drug use.   

SERVICES   

Online Personal Assessments

Resources

  • Reading Materials (Hand-outs/Pamphlets)
  • Recommended websites

Outreach & Programs

  • Free and Confidential HIV testing hope_img
  • Student workshops

Campus & Community Services  

  • Bulletin Board Posters
  • BACCHUS Club Recruitment
  • Recovery Group
  • Have a question about alcohol or drugs?

About Us:

The Team

The Project 

Programs

Fact Sheet 

The Coalition

Partners

Resources

Events

 

How Can We Help You?

Main Location:

College Center - Room C-121

Information:

Ann Smolinsky  - Safe Communities Coalition

Email:  asmolins@raritanval.edu

Bruce Yellin  - Safe Communities Coalition

Email:  byellin@raritanval.edu

Telephone: 908.526.1200 x8607

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