The Empowerment House and the City of Trenton announce relapse prevention seminar

On August 2, 2023, The Empowerment House and the City of Trenton will host a ten-week/ten-session relapse prevention seminar for individuals who are justice-involved (returning citizens) with a release within the last 3 years. Hours will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The seminar will include but not limited to: identifying healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, understanding addiction, identifying high risk situations, and how to cope with triggers and cravings. Participants will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the 10-week program.

Seating for each seminar is limited to 40 participants. You MUST reserve a seat by close of business on Monday, July 31, 2023. Participants can register for the seminar by calling or visiting the Trenton Office for Returning Citizens at 509 Perry Street, TRENTON or by calling (609) 989-3722 or (609) 665-2143. This seminar is free of charge. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Facilitator for each seminar will be Juan Rolon, President of The Empowerment House, a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (C.A.D.C.).

“I am grateful for Mayor Gusciora’s support because we both believe living life making new choices, and not old choices, is the key to happiness and success,” said The Empowerment House President, Juan Rolon C.A.D.C.

The Empowerment House provides a transitional sanctuary and assists in the development of a balanced and healthy lifestyle for lower socio-economic residents in the Mercer County Area who are at risk of the ongoing drug crisis or the risk of recidivism.

The ten-week/ten-session, Relapse Prevention Seminar is free and will be held at the Mercer County Community College – James Kerney Campus at 102 N. Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 from 5pm-7pm each Wednesday beginning August 2, 2023.


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