April 27th is National Drug Take Back Day. In Essex County there are 17 permanent drug take back boxes where you can safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs. Click here for locations. Do yourself and your family a favor and clean out your medicine cabinet!

Tip of the Week


April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here’s a great video to share with your teen (hint: send it in a text message). No preaching needed, just ask them to watch it.



Here’s the link to paste into an email or text message: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpfnDijz2d8#action=share


Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ is a website sponsored by the COPE Center, that offers Essex County, NJ families a comprehensive source of information about events, programs, and resources. Focusing on local resources, we are families’ first stop to find up-to-date parenting advice, the go-to website to find parenting works and programs that parents need to navigate the challenges of twenty-first century parents in a world where we are bombarded with information. You can have confidence that the Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ website will lead you to information that helps you make the most of family life.