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2015 Countywide Prevention Forum

The Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris & The Morris County Department of Human Services present:


New York Times best-selling author of:
Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy and the memoir Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
6:00-9:00 PM
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ

The purpose of this forum is to discuss with parents, professionals, and community members the growing substance abuse epidemic and how working to change attitudes and eliminate stigma can change the way we fight the war on addiction and save lives.

This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. SEATING IS LIMITED so register today!

Please register at:

For more information, call 973-625-1998 or 973-285-6867.

The Vietnam Wall: Within Living Memory.

All of November
Morris County Library
30 E. Hanover Avenue, Whippany

In recognition of Veterans Day, November 11, 2015, Morris County Veterans Services, the Morris County Library, and the Morris County Dept. of Planning & Public Works announce the “Veterans’ November” presentation.

Featured in this commemoration will be the names of sixty-seven Morris County soldiers and sailors lost in Vietnam, with their corresponding Line and Panel numbers from “The Wall” memorial in Washington, DC. The story of a Vietnam “War Dog” will be displayed. Visitors may leave messages of appreciation to all Vietnam veterans in the guest book. Additionally, Morris County Distinguished Service Medal applications will be available.

Visit this exhibit at the library on Monday-Thursday, 9am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; and Sunday, 1pm-5pm.

NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line

The NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line was established by the Mental Health Association of NJ to support two distinct groups across the state of New Jersey: those concerned with their own opiate use; and, those who are experiencing distress related to the opiate use of a friend or family member. Call 855-652-3737 or visit

Apply Online for Temporary Assistance

The Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance would like to encourage clients to apply online for assistance programs. The Office of Temporary Assistance is experiencing longer wait times than in the past and this online application can be completed at home or anywhere (Library) that internet access exists.

Whether you apply online or in person your application will be processed in approximately 30 days. Applying online will avoid a client waiting to be seen at the Office of Temporary Assistance.  

Service Spotlight

  • Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS)

    MAPS’ curb to curb service is available to residents who are 60 or older or 18 or older and have a physical or mental disability that includes functional limitations or reside in the rural areas of Morris County. Learn more about MAPS.

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