Events

Events

Our Life Skills Program works all year long to provide engaging activities and seminars for both the students and parents of our township.  This can range from Family Unity nights to Substance Abuse Seminars, and our township-wide efforts supporting Red Ribbon Week.  Each month brings new events to attend; here are the events coming up.  Be sure to check often as new events come up!

 


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Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 23 -27, 2018)

LIFE IS YOUR JOURNEY, TRAVEL DRUG FREE!
Click here for a schedule of Red Ribbon Week special events including:

- "I Can, You Can, We Can Be Drug Free" canned food drive to benefit S.H.I.P. (The Samaritan Homeless Interim Program) of Somerset County
- Red Ribbon T-shirt Sale
- Half time program at varsity HHS football game
- 2018 Poster contest
- And More! 

STAY TUNED FOR UPDATED INFORMATION - COMING SEPTEMBER 2018


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FUN! - Family Unity Night


Fall 2018 session will run Wednesday nights at Hillsborough Middle School from early October thru November, 2018

Empower Somerset, Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance and Hillsborough Life Skills presents a FREE 7-week program for 10-14 year olds and their parent/caregivers. The program topics will include communication skills, stress management, self-esteem, family fun and program solving. 

Contact Minda Maggio (mmaggio@htps.us) if you are interested to sign up!



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Join P.L.C. - Parent Learning Community

Fall 2018 session will run Tuesday afternoons at Hillsborough Presbyterian Church from October 2 through October 30, 2018.

P.L.C. (Parent Learning Community) is a program to help parents and care givers have a meaningful conversation with your kids, provide up-to-date information about youth alcohol/drug trends and tech safety, and connect you with other parents who want to be involved and informed.


Contact Minda Maggio (mmaggio@htps.us) if you are interested to sign up!



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The 15 Minute Child Break

The 15 Minute Child Break, presented by the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey, is a FREE, one-hour interactive presentation that informs, encourages and empowers parents to listen and communicate effectively with their children in order to prevent substance use.


Please check back for information regarding the FALL 2018 session.

 


Night of Conversation

Night of Conversation

Presented by Empower Somerset, Empower Family Success Center, Hillsborough Township Public Schools, Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance, Hillsborough Youth Services Commission, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, Safe Coalition Hunterdon/Somerset, and the YMCA.

The Night of Conversation is to support parents' efforts to prevent children from experimenting with alcohol and drugs. Parents and children (grades 7-12) are invited to attend the event to engage in conversations about alcohol and drugs, gain info on prevention and intervention resources, and learn more about the drug and alcohol problem in the county.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FALL 2018 DATE!



Steered Straight
Steered Straight


Presented by Empower Somerset, Empower Family Success Center, Hillsborough Township Public Schools, Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance, Hillsborough Youth Services Commission, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, Safe Coalition Hunterdon/Somerset, and the YMCA.

To view Michael DeLeon's (Steered Straight) community presentation, please click here. DeLeon's "Table Talk" calendar, an easy "starter kit of topics" to open up the lines of communication with young adults.


Thanks to all who attended.  Check back for upcoming date in the Winter 2019.

 



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Presented by TOPAC (The Overdose Prevention Act Consortium), Narcan training is offered on a regular basis. If an individual needs immediate training, please contact Minda Maggio at mmaggio@htps.us, who can put you in contact with local resources.

Check back for training dates in Fall 2018.

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