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
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd
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: morriscountynj.wufoo.com/forms/2015-countywide-prevention-forum.
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 www.njconnectforrecovery.org.
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.