The Institute for Prevention News

RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention & the DART Coalition To Host Awareness Night to Raise Awareness of the Dangers of Underage Drinking
Oct 3, 2016
RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention (IFP) and the DART Prevention Coalition are hosting a Community Awareness Night on the dangers and legal consequences of underage drinking on Thursday, October 6 from 6 to 8 pm at New Egypt High School. ...
RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and DART Prevention Coalition Provide Project Medicine Drop Boxes to Ocean County Police Departments
Sep 19, 2016
RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and DART Prevention Coalition Provide Project Medicine Drop Boxes to Ocean County Police Departments Michele Buldo, DART Prevention Coalition Coordinator, RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Reece Fisher, Ocean Gate Chief of Police, with a “Project Medicine Drop Box.” RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and the DART ...
As U.S. grapples with opioid epidemic, new ways to fight pain and addiction
May 20, 2016
Retired New York City bus driver Ronald Ruiz, 70, clutched a wooden cane and occasionally grimaced with pain as he shuffled with difficulty around the cluttered, colorful house he had lived in his whole life. Read more CSBNews.com
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention and DART Prevention Coalition Present 5X Campaign: Sticker Shock
May 20, 2016
Taking Aim at Underage Drinking in Ocean County Beachwood, N.J. (May 19, 2016) – Although drinking alcoholic beverages under the age of 21 is illegal in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that individuals aged 12 ...
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention Offers Free, Five-Session Program on Parenting an Athlete
Dec 1, 2015
According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), more than 21.5 million children between the ages of 6 and 17 played team sports in 2011. In an effort to help parents create positive sports experiences and athletic environments for ...
Institute For Prevention To Implement Opioid Overdose Recovery Program
Nov 25, 2015
Institute For Prevention To Implement Opioid Overdose Recovery Program Barnabas Health Institute For Prevention To Implement Opioid Overdose Recovery Program In Monmouth, Ocean Counties With Law Enforcement And Health Care Partners - Read more
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention Offers Six-Week Tobacco Quit Group Beginning July 28
Jul 13, 2015
With tobacco smoke containing a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals, smoking significantly increases the risk for serious health problems and death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While the benefits of quitting ...
Barnabas Health Hosts Narcan Distribution, Training and Education Sessions in April
Mar 23, 2015
Barnabas Health Facilities in Toms River and Long Branch will host two Narcan distribution, training and education sessions. The programs are available for anyone at risk of an opioid overdose or their family and friends. All participants will ...
Toms River Mayor and Township Council Honored by DART Coalition of Ocean County
Aug 14, 2014
Toms River Mayor and Township Council Honored by DART Coalition of Ocean County Toms River Mayor and Township Council Honored by DART Coalition of Ocean County Ocean County Health Department and the Ocean Monmouth Health Alliance Ocean County, NJ, August 14, 2014 -- The DART Coalition of Ocean County, a Barnabas Health Institute ...
DART Coalition of Ocean County Honors Terry Farley with Community Partner of the Year Award
Aug 13, 2014
DART Coalition of Ocean County Honors Terry Farley with Community Partner of the Year Award Ocean County, NJ -- At a recent general membership meeting, DART Coalition of Ocean County, a Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention grant-funded community coalition, honored Terry Farley, DART Coalition member, with the Coaction's Community ...
DART Coalition To Take Part In National Substance Abuse Prevention Conference In Orlando, FL.
Jul 15, 2014
To Learn New Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Substance Abuse Lakewood, New Jersey – Health advocates from the DART Coalition of Ocean County, Institute for Prevention, Barnabas Health, will join more than 1,700 substance abuse prevention ...
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention’s DART Coalition of Ocean County Receives MODC Community Service Award
Jun 24, 2014
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention’s DART Coalition of Ocean County Receives MODC Community Service Award From left to right, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato; New Jersey Senator Robert Singer; Connie Greene, Vice President, Institute for Prevention, Barnabas Health; Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy; Bob Goldschlag, Director, DART ...
DART Coalition Urges Parents to Talk to Teens About Alcohol Use Before Graduation
Jun 24, 2014
New Jersey – June is a time of celebration for millions of teens who will be graduating from high school. While many schools plan get-togethers immediately following the ceremony, additional parties with friends and family are a traditional ...
Ocean County Prosecutor among Those Honored by DART Coalition of Ocean County DART Coalition Honors Partners at Year-End Celebration
Feb 26, 2014
The DART Coalition of Ocean County, a Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention grant-funded community coalition, recently held its annual year-end meeting at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River. Pictured here are the event’s ...
Strengthening Families Program Scheduled in Monmouth County
Feb 17, 2014
Ocean County, NJ -- Beginning on Monday, March 17, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention will host Strengthening Families (SF), a free 14-week bilingual education program for Monmouth County parents, grandparents and guardians, and their 6th and ...
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention Awarded Grant for Trauma Recovery-Focused Services for School Children Impacted by Superstorm Sandy
Jan 24, 2014
Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties – Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention was awarded a $2.7 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) to deliver school and community-based ...
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention’s DART Coalition of Ocean County Encourages All to Have a Safe Big Game Celebration
Jan 20, 2014
Sunday’s “big game” is an occasion for celebration and fun for many people. The competitive spirit of the day is looked forward to by countless football fans throughout the year. However, it is important to make safety a priority ...
Strengthening Families Program Scheduled in Monmouth County
Jan 17, 2014
Ocean County, NJ -- Beginning on Tuesday, February 25, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention will host Strengthening Families (SF), a free 14-week education program for Monmouth County parents, grandparents and guardians utilizing the ...
Parents, Grandparents and Guardians Invited to Five-Week Parenting Education Program Hosted by Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention
Jan 8, 2014
Ocean County, NJ – Parents who talk to their children an average of 15 minutes a day have children who are considerably less likely to try alcohol, marijuana and/or other drugs. While many of us know that communicating, listening and ...
Strengthening Families Program Scheduled in Ocean County
Jan 7, 2014
Ocean County, NJ -- Beginning on Wednesday, January 29, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention will host Strengthening Families (SF), a free 14-week education program for Ocean County parents, grandparents and guardians utilizing the award-winning ...