Spotlight Conference


Tuesday, September 25, 2018
George Street Playhouse

9 AM-2:30 PM (lunch will be provided)

This special conference will feature experts in the field of opioid misuse and prevention, workshops for parents and school administrators, and the premiere of Anytown, a touring musical about the opioid crisis and its impact of teens and families.  


8:30 - 9:00 AM - Registration and light morning refreshments
9:00 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:10 AM - Keynote Address
by Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, Mr. Gurbir S. Grewal
9:30 AM - Remarks
9:45 AM - Performance of Anytown
11:15 AM - Workshop 1: Prevention:  Risk and Protective Factors– The High School Student’s Perspective
Presented by: Youth from the DART Youth Prevention Coalition and Youth IMPACTing NJ, a part of the New Jersey Prevention Network.
11:45 AM - Lunch
12:45 PM - Workshop 2: Early Intervention: How Well Do You Know Your Students? – The Hidden Dangers
Presented by: Colleen Woods, Meghan McCue, Stephanie DeRosa-Hillman, and Cheryl O’Brien
1:20 PM - Workshop 3: Recovery: “Bringing Recovery to Light”
Presented by: Angela Cicchino, Jenna Reidy, and Eric McIntire
2:00 PM - Action Steps and Closing Remarks


Thanks to our sponsors:

sponsored by RWJBarnabas, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the NJ School Development Council