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Organizational Links


Cope Center

Counseling, Outreach, Prevention, & Education (COPE) is a non-profit agency of United Way, dedicated to providing quality behavioral health-care services that are affordable, accessible, and responsive to individual, family, and community needs.

Family Service League

FSL is a team of counseling professionals that work with families, couples, and individuals to creatively encourage them to consider and then implement solutions that will improve their personal, social, and emotional lives, and their relationships with others.

Family Support Organization of Essex County

FSOEC is a family centered, family driven non-profit organization that provides peer support, education and advocacy for parents and caregivers of children who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges. 

Health & Wellness

H&W promotes the physical, emotional, and social well-being of students, staff, and families of the Montclair Public Schools through increased access to quality services, education, and information.  

Montclair Non- Profits Directory

BE PROACTIVE AND AWARE OF POTENTIAL SITUATIONS DURING COVID-19 (follow links for important information on personal relationships during time of crisis)

Recognizing child abuse

10 Safety Measures Domestic Abuse Survivors Can Take to Feel More Secure in Their Homes

Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

The Pet Sitter’s Plan of Action: Red Flags of Animal Abuse, and How to Help

Domestic Violence and Addiction: How Are They Connected?

Warning Signs of Child Abuse — and How Babysitters Can Safely Reach Out for Help

Asking the Toughest Question: Am I An Abusive Parent?

How to Create a Comforting Home Atmosphere for Survivors of Abuse

What Are the Short- and Long-Term Effects of Emotional Abuse?

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Click here for information on underage drinking.  

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A community-based non-profit organization that offers educational support programs to promote high achievement for all students in the Montclair Public Schools.

Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence

MFEE was founded in 1991 to generate private funding and community support for Montclair Public Schools and to enhance the educational experience of all of Montclair’s public school students.

Montclair Public Library

Founded in 1893, the MPL serves the citizens of Montclair, New Jersey.

Montclair Public Schools

The official website of the Montclair Public School System.

Montclair Township

The official website of the Township of Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey

Project Oasis

Organization to empower and support disadvantaged individuals, youth, and families to achieve an improved quality of life through training, education, and advocacy.


Non-profit organization that provides advocacy, supportive services and referrals for temporary housing to “at risk” women and children of domestic violence

United Way of Essex & West Hudson

Non-profit organization that seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service area. 

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Smoking Alcohol — A Highly Dangerous New Trend

Some college students are experimenting with inhaling alcohol by pouring it over dry ice and “smoking” the vapors, according to an expert who says the practice is dangerous. 

Young adults are inhaling alcohol to get high without ingesting calories, the Daily News reports.

Dr. Harris Stratyner, Regional Clinical Vice President of Caron Treatment Centers in New York, told the newspaper, “When you inhale alcohol, it goes directly into the lungs and circumnavigates the liver.  The liver is what metabolizes alcohol, but when you inhale it, it goes directly from the lungs to the brain.” 


The practice is more likely to lead to deadly alcohol poisoning than drinking liquor, he said. Inhaling alcohol vapors can dry out the nasal passages and mouth, making a person more susceptible to infection, Stratyner added.


“One of the things that prevents alcohol poisoning is that you usually vomit,” he noted.  “When you circumvent the stomach and go straight to the lungs, you don’t have that ability.”


Inhaling alcohol has become more popular in the past year and a half, Stratyner said.  “This is a stupid, highly dangerous thing to do.  The fact that youngsters in particular can purchase the equipment for a relatively cheap price…this has to be made illegal.” 


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Topics Of Interest Links

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