(Paramus, NJ) January 29, 2016 – Educators from the Gyeonggi-do Board of Education in South Korea visited Fair Lawn, NJ-based The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources, a program of Children’s Aid and Family Services. The delegation is visiting the United States to learn about tobacco, alcohol, and drug prevention strategies that are employed in schools.
The staff at The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources discussed its school-based programs for students in elementary, middle and high school that help improve life skills and decrease the likelihood that students will smoke, engage in underage drinking and use drugs. The delegation also learned about the importance of advocating for policies that support prevention strategies.
About The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources
The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources provides community and school-based education programs about alcohol and drug abuse and advocates for responsive prevention, treatment and recovery services. The Center’s offices are located in Fair Lawn and its services are available throughout Bergen County. For more information, please call 201-261-2800 or visit www.tcadr.org.
About Children’s Aid and Family Services
Children’s Aid and Family Services is one of northern New Jersey’s leading nonprofit providers of services that protect and support vulnerable children, and strengthen families. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 110 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults, frail elderly and their families, it provides high-quality and innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional needs. For more information on Children’s Aid and Family Services, call 201.261.2800 or visit www.cafsnj.org.