Middle School/High School, Parents and Professionals
HPR's newest curriculum, Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drug Abuse (OTC/Rx), offers three modules: one for youth, parents, and professionals. The curriculum is designed to educate on the emerging trend of OTC/Rx abuse and misuse occurring with adolescents, as well as segments of the adult population. The curriculum covers prevention and treatment strategies.
Middle School, High School, Parents, Professionals
HPR's newest curriculum, Over the Counter and Prescription Drug Abuse (OTC/Rx) offers three modules: for youth, parents, and professionals. The curriculum is designed to educate on the emerging trend of OCT/Rx abuse and misuse occurring adolescents, as well as segments of the adult population. The curriculum covers prevention and treatment strategies.
This interactive program is designed for any business, organization, or volunteer group who is striving to live a healthy and balanced life. This program was developed in collaboration with a diverse group of community volunteers from the business, medical, and social service sectors in recognition of the growing need to achieve balance in life to support one's physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health. This one-hour presentation will enable participants to have a heightened awareness that a self-defined, balanced life is indeed a healthy one.
HPR has a long history of working with local businesses in a variety of ways. This includes:
development of drug-free workplace policies
supervisor training on drug education
identification and intervention
tobacco cessation groups for employees
The agency also offers employee assistance programs.
Substance Use Evaluations An evaluation service provided to residents of Hunterdon County for the purpose of determining if an individual meets the criteria of the DSM IV for psychoactive substance abuse or dependency. Service includes three counseling sessions, a written report, and two urine screens.
Each dollar on prevention saves the community $16 in future treatments. This training was developed in responce to the need for members of community-based organizations to understand and apply the concepts of effective prevention principles and outcome evaluation to their prevention work. This training will prepare members of the community or school to identify strategies and activities that will address the needs identified in their communities. Participants will brainstorm about which prevention programs and activities will be most beneficial and to which age groups they will be presented.
This is a 6-week program that is designed to help individuals strengthen their employability skills and/or to prepare for a different career path. This course will cover: career path and interest survey; applications; resume building; interviewing; dressing for success and for the job; maintaining employment; and conflict management.
EAP is a confidential, short-term counseling assessment and referral program to help employees resolve their personal problems. Companies in Hunterdon County may contract with Hunterdon Prevention Resources to provide counseling and training programs for their employees and the employees’ families.
The spectrum of documented stress-related problems among employees is extensive, ranging from psychological symptoms, including depression, anxiety and somatic complaints to substance abuse and physical health problems such as heart disease, hypertension and obesity. These problems are costly to employers, employees and their families, and society at large. This 8-week program aims to prevent stress-related health problems by teaching coping skills to today's workers and their families.