Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Organized by:
Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Participating Organizations:

Rutgers University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Online/Virtual

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)
  • General Public
  • K-12 Teachers

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The objectives for the online/virtual webinar event were accomplished because students learned about the human brain, ways to protect it, and the effects of underage drinking on both the brain and body. The neuroscientist from Rutgers University who was the presenter was very engaging and informative!

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails, websites, and social media were most successful because there was a targeted audience, and notices got sent out regularly leading up to the event.


What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • The Mindboggling Workbook

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Vanessa DeRosa

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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