middletown-nj.patch.com: Monmouth County Teens Compete in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Presented by Comcast
On Thursday, May 23, Wall High School students Evan Hutchins and Veronica Portelli of Wall, are two of 33 New Jersey high school student finalists performing at the Ninth Annual Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Shout Down Drugs Prevention Concert, presented by Comcast.
During the winter, Sydney Shephard and Madelyn Weinstein, both fourth-graders at Woodrow Wilson School in Neptune City, entered — along with their classmates — a statewide folder contest hosted by the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey.
(BRIELLE)- Emily Brzozowski, Audrey Mannion, and Caroline Savage, students at Brielle Elementary School, were selected as statewide winners for their entry in the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Annual Middle School PSA Challenge. The script will be professionally filmed, starring the students at their school.
Over 8,000 fourth grade students from across New Jersey participated in the Fourteenth Annual Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey/Verizon New Jersey Design a Fourth Grade Folder Contest.
One-fourth of teens have misused or abused a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime, a 33 percent increase over the last five years, a new study finds.
Marijuana's effect on children a factor as Justice Dept. weighs states' legalization
Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Significant Expansion of “Project Medicine Drop”
Consumers Can Now Dispose of Unused Medications at 40 Secure Locations Statewide
Parents who discuss drinking with their teens before they start college can influence their children’s drinking behavior once they are at school, a new study suggests.
Several New Jersey districts have obtained parental permission to conduct random drug tests on middle school students. PDFNJ teamed up with the Fairleigh Dickinson Public Mind Poll to look at what effect those tests made on the kids who got them.
NJToday.net - Study: Random Drug Testing of Middle Schools Students Proves Effective In Preventing Substance Abuse
For several years, some New Jersey middle schools have asked parents for permission to carry out random drug testing in the school. Now, the first longitudinal study measuring the effectiveness of these programs indicates these tests tend to reduce rates of drug abuse in later years.