Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Learn How Adverse Childhood Experiences Negatively Impact Health

Julia Buccini, Community Resources Director at Daytop New Jersey, will offer parents and community members the opportunity to learn about the negative impact of adverse childhood experiences on health and wellness at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Wednesday, October 18th at Project Self-Sufficiency.  Meetings will be held at 9:00 a.m. and at 6:00 p.m., in order to maximize opportunities for participation by the general public.  Meeting participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.  Refreshments will be provided; childcare is available upon request.  Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.

Daytop New Jersey offers treatment and education to teens, adults and families who have been impacted by substance abuse.  Outpatient and residential programs are available.

Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children, has been designed by the New Jersey Department of Children & Families to address the needs of local families who are expecting or who are parenting young children.  County Councils for Young Children have been established in all of the state’s 21 counties to bring together parents, caregivers, as well as health, education and social service professionals to enhance communication, coordination and collaboration of services.  The Project Sussex Kids General Council Meeting is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  To attend the General Council Meeting, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.  Additional information is available at