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Our coalition is made up of over 50 partners spanning the public, private and nonprofit sectors who are working together to improve the health of all Toms River residents. Find information on current events and updates below.

8 hours ago

Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

Save the date!Little Egg Harbor Branch: September 25, 6pm

Enjoy two performances of vintage American literature as actress Michèle LaRue will perform two tales: "The Bedquilt" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and "A Quilting Bee in our Village" by Mary E. Wilkins.
Please register at bit.ly/Larue9-25
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The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, through its philanthropic arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, have collaborated to create Knock Out Opioid Abuse, an initiative to address the opioid epidemic through community outreach, prescriber education, parent education and a statewide media campaign to increase awareness of the crisis.

On September 25, a Town Hall will be held at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library. Please see the attached flyer and link below for more information and to register. Also, please share with anyone who may be interested.

knockoutopioidabuse.drugfreenj.org/town-halls/ocean-county/hope-sheds-light-toms-river/
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2 days ago

Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

This week!The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is wrapping up the summer season in style with its 3rd Annual Latino Health Fair. The event is taking place on September 19, 2019 from 3p.m. to 7p.m. at the Ocean County Health Department located at 175 Sunset Avenue, Toms River, NJ.
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3 days ago

Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

Who is going to join us for the fall festival this Saturday? We can't wait!Building a Stronger US Fall Festival will be taking place at the Ocean County YMCA on Saturday, September 21st from 10am-1pm. This FREE event is open to all Ocean County Residents.

Join us for a fun filled Fall Festival with activities that include, tours of our facility (including our MUST SEE NEW Family Activity Center), speak with one of our Certified Personal Trainers about meeting your goals, learning about valuable health and community information & activities for the kids!

In addition, there will be membership and 2020 camp incentives ALL DAY! Don’t miss out on the fun. For additional information contact JoAnn Kermick at 732.341.9622 ext. 4255. We hope to see you there!

#BuildingAStrongerUS #GrowStrongerWithTheY
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This week’s spotlight goes to Georgian Court University, founded by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey in 1908 and sponsored by the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas since January of 2007. It provides a comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition. The university has a special concern for women and is a dynamic community committed to the core values of justice, respect, integrity, service, and compassion, locally and globally. #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS ... See MoreSee Less

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Good food leads to good health. #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE #NJHILEVERAGERESOURCES #NJHISHARELEARNING ... See MoreSee Less

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On September 25, you can hear from local leaders about how the opioid epidemic is affecting our community and what can be done to address the crisis.

Visit knockoutopioidabuse.drugfreenj.org/ to register and for more information.

#KNOCKOUTOPIOIDABUSE #HealthierTR #NJHI #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE #NJHILEVERAGERESOURCES #NJHISHARELEARNING
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1 week ago

Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

Reserve your spot now!We are excited to welcome back Monika Molinari from @secondtimearoundfurniturerehab for a DIY Workshop! Bring one piece of furniture that you can carry into the restore and Monika will show you how to turn it into something new! Register here: nohfh.com/donations/diy-workshop-10-5-19/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our weekly spotlight goes to Fulfill NJ. Fulfill’s mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth & Ocean Counties and to make sure that all people at all times have access to enough nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life. Ending hunger in our communities is a complex challenge, so Fulfill provides a full suite of programs to provide the resources people need to become self-sufficient. #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS ... See MoreSee Less

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Senior isolation is a real problem and has been linked to depression. #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE #NJHILEVERAGERESOURCES #NJHISHARELEARNING ... See MoreSee Less

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Life is tough, but so are you! #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Labor Day! #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE ... See MoreSee Less

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Always look for the good! #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE ... See MoreSee Less

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STRIKE OUT CANCER MIRACLE FOR MIGUEL -
Softball games will be played all day on September 8th from 1pm – 6pm in honor of Miguel, a local 7 year-old fighting brain cancer. Come out to support Miguel and his family on the 8th!

Purchase Tickets In Advance - Call Courtney Eisenman (732)-691-1066
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3 weeks ago

Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

Well maintained appliances are safer appliances!Love your microwave? Here are some safety and maintenance tips to keep it operating perfectly. cstu.io/1fbbe6 ... See MoreSee Less

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If you know someone with a mental illness here are 5 ways you can help them if you’re not sure where to start. #HealthierTR #NJHICOLLECTIVEPOWER #NJHIADDRESSINGBARRIERS #NJHISHAREDBELIEFS #NJHISYSTEMSCHANGE #NJHILEVERAGERESOURCES #NJHISHARELEARNING ... See MoreSee Less

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