A substance abuse prevention and treatment agency
serving the communities of Cape May County since 1982

Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition:

Created in 2015, the Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition is dedicated to reducing substance abuse in Lower Township. If you are interested becoming a member of the coalition, please contact Steve at
(609) 522-5960 or by email at Steve@capeassist.org. You can visit www.lthyc.org for more information about the coalition.

Cape May County Healthy Community Coalition:

Created in 1995, our coalition is dedicated to reducing substance abuse in Cape May County. More than 300 strong, our partners include law enforcement, students, educators, parents, faith leaders and business people. We bring community members together to create and promote alcohol, tobacco and drug free environments for our children and youth. If you are interest in getting involved or becoming a member of the coalition, please call (609) 522-5960 or email Natalia@capeassist.org. You can visit www.healthycommunitycoalition.org for more information about the coalition.

2018 PSA Contest

Cape May County Healthy Community Coalition, a community initiative of Cape Assist will be holding it's annual PSA contest to help raise awareness on the effects of drug misuse and abuse. The contest is open to all students in grades K-12 in Cape May County. Students are invited to create a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) or a one minute video on one of the following four themes:

1. What Will It Take to Rise to My Potential?
2. Overcoming Barriers for a Healthy Life
3. What Resources Are Available for Kids in My Community- to Have Fun? To Get Support?
4. What's Wrong with Drugs and Alcohol?

PSA winners will be asked to record their announcements with a local radio station to be played on the air. Videos will be used at Cape Assist functions and workshops, and may be chosen to be played on cable TV as part of Cape Assist's prevention campaign.

Each winner and one guest will be invited to Cape Assist's Public Policy and Awards Breakfast (Tuesday, April 24th) where he/she will receive a special award.

-Students' PSAs should be typed (or written) and attached to the entry form. (enclosed with this letter).
-Entry forms must be completely filled out and legible.
-Each video should be sent as a separate entry with all contact information: including your school and teacher.

Entries are due at the Cape Assist office at 3819 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, NJ no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018. Contact Natalia Wilber @ 609-522-5960 or natalia@capeassist.org. Click below for the PSA entry form and information packet:

2018 PSA Contest Entry Form & Information

National Night Out:

National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August. This year's National Night Out (NNO) will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Please check back at a later time for an update on location and time on where Cape Assist will be set up at.

Health Fairs:

If you are interested in having us set up a table for a health fair, please contact our office at (609) 522-5960 or email Temerity@capeassist.org.

We Check For 21:

We Check for 21 is designed to raise awareness and prevent underage access and consumption of alcohol. Once a year, Cape May County holds a county training for all local establishments that deals with alcohol. The training includes tips and information on how to spot fake ids as well as keeping up with the latest laws that all bar establishments must follow.

For more information or to register, call (609) 465-1055.

Funded by Cape Assist and The New Jersey Division of Addiction Services

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