• United for Prevention in Passaic County (UPinPC)
    UPinPC works to reduce substance abuse throughout Passaic County by working with prevention partners, local alliances, and concerned residents in all sixteen municipalities in the county.
  • Priority Area 1: Reduce Underage Drinking
    UPinPC works to reduce underage drinking and related harmful consequences by partnering with parents and youth to provide evidence-based programming.
  • Priority Area 2: Reduce Prescription Drug Misuse
    UPinPC works to reduce prescription drug misuse by supporting national prescription drug abuse programs.
  • Priority Area 3: Enhance Communication and Coordination
    By collaborating with county-based partners, UPinPC provides centralized communication about priority drug issues, enhanced access to data, and support for the implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies.

United for Prevention in Passaic County seeks to create environmental change relating to substance abuse by promoting awareness, communication, and support for all county residents.

Every day someone in Passaic County is affected by substance abuse.

Drug and alcohol abuse is harmful to children and adults alike. United for Prevention in Passaic County is a county-wide coalition that seeks to engage all members of the community who are concerned about these issues. Together we will work toward reducing the access and availability of drugs and alcohol to promote real and effective change in our county. Why don’t you consider becoming a member of United for Prevention in Passaic County?


Data Team Meeting
Friday - February 3rd, 2017

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
William Paterson University 
Campus Restaurant 

Action Team Meeting
Friday - March 3rd, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
William Paterson University 
University Commons Room 209

Quarterly Coalition Meeting
The Neurobiology of Drugs in Adolescents
Friday - March 24th, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
William Paterson University 
Student Center Room 168 A/B

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Communication Team Meeting
Friday - April 21st, 2017

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
William Paterson University
Campus Restaurant

Spring Teen Summit
Friday - May 12th, 2017

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
William Paterson University
Student Center Ballrooms



Our Members:

  • Stay informed about substances of abuse
  • Connect to prevention and treatment resources
  • Participate in educational seminars
  • Take an active role by joining an UPinPC Coalition Team
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