Resource Center

Click the links in the side panel to explore resources for those specific categories. Below you can find handy guides that are free to download.

Links to the Impact Guide that has information for local mental health and substance use resources for youth, young people, and families.
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This guide was developed with a focus on local mental health and substance use resources that serves teens, young adults, and parents and caregivers in need of support. It is intended to assist anyone that is seeking help for a teen, young adult, or adult family member. Printed pocket-guide brochures are also available upon request.  

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Pioneer Family Success Center

The Pioneer Family Success Center is a program of EmPoWER Somerset that offers the community a gathering place, brings families together through free events, programs and activities, and connects families to helpful local resources. If you would like to be connected to additional support services beyond substance use resources, The Pioneer Family Success Center is here to help.

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START Packet

This packet was designed to provide help and information for people in need of treatment for addiction. This packet contains information on treatment resources for addiction and mental health that can help individuals and their family members.  

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Words Matter Language Choice Guide

Language matters but it can change depending on the setting we are in. Choosing when and where to use certain language and labels can help reduce stigma and discrimination towards mental health, substance use and recovery. Created by Somerset County Department of Human Services. 

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Key Information - Underage Drinking

This rack card was created to provide a variety of information to youth and parents on preventing underage drinking. This shares key information on the recent New Jersey Marijuana and Alcohol law changes. It provides information on getting the conversation started with your children about alcohol and the dangers of underage drinking. The 911 Lifeline Legislation is also provided. Printed rack cards are available upon request.