Welcome to Family Connections’ ADAPT Coalition

We are a coalition of people who care about preventing and reducing substance use and abuse in Essex County, New Jersey. We are a unique coalition in terms of our members and the diverse community that we serve.

Our members include youth, parents, educators, law enforcement, faith-based leaders, government representatives, substance abuse professionals, healthcare professionals, youth-serving professionals, business professionals, media professionals, and other concerned residents and professionals.

OUR GOALS

We focus on preventing and reducing:

  • Underage Drinking
  • Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medication Misuse and Abuse
  • Youth Vaping and Tobacco Use
  • Youth Marijuana Use

Latest Blog

TAKE DOWN TOBACCO National Day of Action

TAKE DOWN TOBACCO National Day of Action
Today is TAKE DOWN TOBACCO National Day of Action, a day of activism where communities across the globe rally to push for the first tobacco-free generation! Advocates are staying home and healthy but taking a stand against the tobacco industry... read more

Resource Tuesdays

Resources: March 30, 2021

Dear Community Partners, We hope you are staying safe and healthy, during this unprecedented time. Below you will find our weekly resource post. Be sure to check out upcoming events, resources and important announcements here:  Resource... read more

Resources: March 23, 2021

Dear Community Partners, We hope you are staying safe and healthy, during this unprecedented time. Below you will find our weekly resource post. Be sure to check out upcoming events, resources and important announcements here:  Resource... read more

Resources: March 16, 2021

Dear Community Partners, As we continue staying safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that we reach out to our peers, and our community partners to communicate our moral care and support. Below you will find our weekly... read more

Resources: March 9, 2021

Dear Community Partners, As we continue staying safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that we reach out to our peers, and our community partners to communicate our moral care and support. Below you will find our weekly... read more

Resources: September 22, 2020

Resources: September 22, 2020
As we continue staying safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that we reach out to our peers, and our community partners to communicate our moral care and support. Below you will find our weekly resource post. Be sure to... read more

NJ Connect for Recovery

Phone: 855-652-3737
A free, confidential call line

NJ Addiction Services Hotline

Help Stop Prescription Drug Abuse

Help Stop Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Locations

Drop It in the Box -- Project Medicine Drop

A coalition of people who care about preventing and reducing substance use and increasing the overall health and wellness of Essex County residents