EmPoWER Somerset

Since 1974, EmPoWER Somerset has empowered individuals and families to make positive lifestyle choices by promoting healthy communities through education, collaboration, and connections to resources.

EmPoWER Somerset has been proudly serving individuals, families and communities of Somerset County for over 35 years. Our primary mission is to empower individuals, families, schools and the community to make healthy lifestyle choices. Our services reach individuals throughout the lifespan, from preschool to retirement. We customize our programs to fit the unique needs of each population and community, with sensitivity to special needs groups such as those with disabilities or in recovery. Our professional staff delivers high quality educational programs in various settings throughout the community and also provides technical assistance to educators, therapists, faith based leaders, and other community partners to help these groups enhance their own prevention education efforts. Our extensive prevention resource center is open to the public, providing free access to hundreds of pamphlets, books, DVDs and more on alcohol tobacco and other drugs as well as a wide range of related social and mental health issues.

Our mission is to assist individuals and families in making positive lifestyle choices and foster healthy drug-free communities through education, collaboration and linkages to resources.

[FREE Webinar]: Transform Worry with 6 Essential Tools for Kids and Teens

Free Webinar!

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gozen.com This is a must-see masterclass for anyone looking to help their child or teen with anxiety, stress, overwhelm, negative thinking, or anger. Parents are finding these skill especially helpful during this unprecedented and challenging time. It's 100% FREE!

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Love More Virtual Open Mic | Community in Crisis

Join Community In Crisis tonight at 7:30pm for a virtual open mic

https://communityincrisis.org/event/love-more-virtual-open-mic/

communityincrisis.org Love More. Virtual Open Mic. Broadcasted as a Facebook Live group event. Tune in by...

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Signup For The Free Anxiety Support Online Summit | July 14th - 23rd | 20+ Top Experts | 20 Hours of Interviews

Free online support for those dealing with anxiety

https://anxietysupportsummit.com/m/

anxietysupportsummit.com We worked tirelessly to bring you the best guests, covering all aspects of health from nutrition to breath, mindset to fitness, and everything in between. All for free.

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July News - Time for an EmPoWERing summer!

July News - Time for an EmPoWERing summer!

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SCC: Highly Abused Drugs & Safe Medication Disposal

Safe Communities Coalition presents a virtual presentation on drug misuse and safe medication disposal.
Register Here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eh5rlzpr6445e9df&llr=vnbh489ab

events.r20.constantcontact.com Join us for an interactive meeting around Highly Abused Drugs & Safe Medication Disposal.

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Managing Anxiety During Reopening | Child Mind Institute

With everything starting to reopen, here's how you can cope with any anxiety associated with this

https://childmind.org/article/managing-anxiety-during-reopening/

childmind.org With no clear roadmap and so many difficult and confusing choices to make, we offer strategies to help parents stay calm.

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N.J. group starts free ‘text for emotional support’ program to help people cope with COVID-19 issues

Coping with COVID-19

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/06/free-nj-mental-health-text-line-offers-emotional-support-in-wake-of-covid-19-pandemic.html

nj.com Free mental health text and call line offers emotional support for Garden State residents

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Quaran Teen ed Contest Winners

We want to thank everyone who participated in the Quaran-TEEN-ed: Apart But Not Alone contest!! We were inspired and in awe by every entry. Congratulations to our State and Regional winners and runners-up! They all created wonderful pieces.

We also want to thank everyone who helped support this contest. Thank you to those of you who helped make this contest possible. Thank you Joetta for being our celebrity judge. Thank you everyone for sharing it with your students and networks.
https://youtu.be/araFHFns6uc

The Center for Prevention & Counseling
AtlantiCare
NJ Department of Health
2ndfloor Youth Helpline

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EmPoWER YAB Highlights 2020

EmPoWER Youth Advisory Board has been hard a work even during social distancing. Check out their accomplishments in this video!
https://youtu.be/rCrQwjAzX8E

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9 Ways You Can Improve Your Mental Health Today

Tips to improve your mental health!

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/women-s-mental-health-matters/201510/9-ways-you-can-improve-your-mental-health-today

psychologytoday.com Sure, diet and exercise help. But so does opening up to a friend.

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June News- Warm Weather, Warm Smiles

June News- Warm Weather, Warm Smiles

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Attention High School Students! Only 3 days left to enter our Quarant-TEEN-ed Contesthttps://files.constantcontact.com/ecaf1850201/73876c20-552b-44de-8e18-2fc2fc7b8a5a.pdf

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How to support children and adolescent isolated due to COVID-19:

http://www.sptsusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/LSU-Talking-to-Youth-about-CoronaVirus-.pdf

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NO BAKE MINI YOGURT GRANOLA PIES - Hello Wonderful

NO BAKE MINI YOGURT GRANOLA PIES
https://www.hellowonderful.co/post/no-bake-mini-yogurt-granola-pies/

hellowonderful.co Follow us on Instagram for more fun ideas for kids! I don’t know about you, but fall and winter makes me hungry for comfort food! For a twist on a fall food favorite (pie, of course!) try these yummy  mini yogurt granola mini pies. These delicious no-bake mini pies are a wholesome and filling ...

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7 Teacher-Recommended Ways to Keep Kids Motivated While Virtually Learning

7 Teacher-Recommended Ways to Keep Kids Motivated While Virtually Learning
https://www.popsugar.com/family/tips-for-keeping-kids-motivated-while-homeschooling-47394249

popsugar.com We asked teachers to share the best ways to keep kids focused and motivated while being homeschooled, and they definitely delivered.

Hi All! Our school health team is hosting a virtual Parents as Champion for Healthy Schools training in June. Click the photo for more details and how to register. Please share with any parents/guardians with child/ren in 5th-12th grade who may be interested as well! Thank you and we hope to see you at the workshop!

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Mindful Connect

The Family Resource Network
Mindful Connect
Eliminate stress-cycle & anxiety. Transform habits into healthy connections. Improve focus, memory, communication, relationships. FREE
Sundays 10:00 AM (EDT) Meeting ID- 317-484-130
Tuesdays 6:30 PM (EDT) Meeting ID - 181-650-626
Thursdays 12:30 PM (EDT) Meeting ID - 498-788-300
https://www.mindfulconnect.org/

mindfulconnect.org Awareness, Resilience, Connection MINDFUL CONNECT Virtual Wellness Sessions

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SPEAK Leadership Camp | Safe+Sound Somerset

SPEAK Leadership Camp
A 5-day peer leadership workshop - VIRTUAL Camper Application - No cost and there is no application fee. Each week is limited to 20 accepted students.
Choose from Two Sessions | M-F, 10am-1pm
July 13th — 17th / July 20th — 24th
Applications close: June 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM
http://www.safe-sound.org/summer2020/

safe-sound.org SPEAK Leadership Camp A 5-day peer leadership workshop Now Virtual in 2020! This leadership workshop presented by Safe+Sound Somerset is for high school students interested in expanding their strengths and owning their inner power to create healthy relationships and build communities where safety an...

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The Family Resource Network
Get Fit @FRN Connect
(Mondays and Thursdays)
Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise
https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/4213685205956030477

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Protecting your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/?fbclid=IwAR2puSDYGhdy5mDTOz6R6JXJ3m1shqYX9E9rW_42aYcVc-ZgIL6dpDdRNqM

afsp.org If you are struggling, here are some things you can do to take care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty.

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EASY DIY LEGO TRAY TABLE - Hello Wonderful

EASY DIY LEGO TRAY TABLE (video included)
https://www.hellowonderful.co/post/diy-lego-tray-table/

hellowonderful.co This easy DIY LEGO Tray table is a fun way to play LEGO anywhere in the home or on the go! It's a great size for toddlers and preschoolers to sit and play.

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My Y at Home: Virtual Resources for All

05/04/2020 - 05/31/2020 ,
09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Summit Area YMCA Provides Free Virtual Resources for Community
Summit Area YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit, 07901, NJ, USA
https://www.thesay.org/My-Y-at-Home-Virtual-Resources

thesay.org From virtual workouts to stay active and healthy, to kids activities to continue learning and discovering, to mindfulness resources to help maintain mental wellness, we hope you find these helpful, whether you are at the Y or at home!

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May News- We're Still Here For You!

May News- We're Still Here For You!

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Attention NJ High School Students!
Enter the Quaran-TEEN-ed: Apart But Not Alone Contest for a chance to win $400!!

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NAMI New Jersey, N Brunswick, NJ

NAMI NJ Online Family Support Groups
Are you or a loved one experiencing mental health challenges? Get information and support. Registration is required. Groups will continue to meet through the full month of May.
Tuesdays at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (new!)
http://www.naminj.org/online-support-groups/

NJ Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to announce that we are launching their first Spanish Webinar on: "Supporting Children with Developmental Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic" on Thursday, May 7, 2020, from 2 pm to 3 pm.
To register right away go here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PeOYUM3lQb-qWCS2FQg_Tw

naminj.org Dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness, for more information contact 732-940-0991, N Brunswick, NJ

#IStayHomeFor safety for all and those who can't. This is what/who EmPoWER Youth Advisory Board stays home for. Share why you stay home with #Istayhomefor #thankfulthursday

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Care Packages for Healthcare Professionals Living in Hotels

Pioneer Family Success Center and parent organization EmPoWER Somerset invite the local residents to help give back to the health care community by donating care packages for medical professionals that are staying in hotels to protect their families from exposure to COVID19.

Sign up here to donate: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4ea5a823aaf49-care1

signupgenius.com Pioneer Family Success Center (FSC) and parent organization EmPoWER Somerset invite the local residents to help give back to the health care community by donating care packages for medical professionals that are staying in hotels to protect their families from exposure to COVID19. Pioneer FSC steppe...

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Programs | Community in Crisis

Community in Crisis is offering an online AA meeting option tonight at 7:30 pm. Join by zoom meeting or call.

https://zoom.us/j/403598935
-or- One tap mobile – +16468769923,403598935#
-or- Dial-in +1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 403 598 935

For more Community in Crisis programs visit:
https://communityincrisis.org/programs/
For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

communityincrisis.org WHERE? As a result of COVID-19, Bereavement and Beyond is only available online. Please click the button above to navigate to the group.

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Baking Banana Muffins with Rachel | Hillsborough YMCA

Making Baking Banana Muffins with Rachel- Hillsborough YMCA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLYeKL_1Hr0&t=15s
For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

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Online Courses

Learn while you are home:

Free classes from Harvard University:
https://online-learning.harvard.edu/catalog?fbclid=IwAR3h8Y59wuZtXFj3-devmzpgJKXH3E6t6vPxiHirI4GbFPg1Uk7KGwavtBY
Free classes from MOMA (Museum of Modern Art:
https://www.coursera.org/moma

For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

online-learning.harvard.edu Browse the latest online courses from Harvard University, including "CS50's Introduction to Game Development" and "CS50's Mobile App Development with React Native."

Thankful Thursday!

[04/22/20]   #Wellness Wednesday
Yoga for Anxiety and Stress by
Yoga With Adriene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJbRpHZr_d0

For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

[04/21/20]   Community in Crisis is offering an online AA meeting option tonight at 7:30 pm. Join by zoom meeting or call.

https://zoom.us/j/403598935
-or- One tap mobile – +16468769923,403598935#
-or- Dial-in +1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 403 598 935

For more Community in Crisis programs visit:
https://communityincrisis.org/programs/

For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

rutgers.edu

Promoting Social and Physical Activity in Later Life During Coronavirus

Strategies for older adults to stay connected and active during Coronavirus
https://www.rutgers.edu/news/promoting-social-and-physical-activity-later-life-during-coronavirus?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0RCa05HUTFZekJsWmpjeCIsInQiOiJuRjE4VmlDVkhWeVBuRTVFMmEreEFJZHRZOW9FQkwxdUwzTGpNYTFPeVFBa3ZteEJQTzZqcXp1R1JsNDQzRVdpZGNQSlU2UEVKWWR0OVZ3aXN6WDlpclhvMlYyWE5cL1FQZ0NVT2paSm5QYVMrXC9TejZ1M21NbXBHbzNqYzRqVW9NIn0%3D

For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

rutgers.edu Rutgers is open and operating. The university has moved to remote instruction, with the exception of clinical instruction, for the remainder of the spring semester. All library services are now online only. Some services and facilities may not be operating.

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Buh-bye Covid: indoor activities to do with the kiddos | HoneyKids Asia

Coronavirus who? Fun things to do with the kids at home
https://honeykidsasia.com/coronavirus-who-fun-things-to-do-with-the-kids-at-home/
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For more resources and support contact the Pioneer Family Success Center: https://www.pioneerfsc.com/ or call 908-722-4400

honeykidsasia.com Trying to avoid getting the coronavirus? Here’s how to successfully parent and have some fun with the kiddos while you’re stuck indoors.

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