Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Coordinator for Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies (“NJ CARES”) announced May 7 that over $2 million in state funds will be dedicated to continuing and expanding “Operation Helping Hand.”
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A bill, sponsored by three Assembly Democrats, to require medical practitioners to prescribe an opioid antidote to certain high-risk patients was signed into law April 19.
As part of its continued commitment to fight the opioid epidemic, the Murphy administration April 16 announced the expansion of the Opioid Reduction Option Program.
The Wildwood Police Department Uniform Patrol Division was contacted by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (D.C.P. &P.) March 2, requesting assistance regarding the wellbeing of several small children.
Cape Assist will host their Tree of Hope event and light the night Dec.3, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner and Cape May County Sheriff Robert Nolan announced the arrests of Braden Manyak, 27, and Niki Kelley, 29, both of Rio Grande, for distribution of methamphetamine.
New Jersey pharmacy experts will outline the profession’s key role in addressing the opioid epidemic amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in an upcoming Knock Out Opioid Abuse Webinar.
Communities across the country Nov. 14 will participate in the 12th Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) Day of Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse and Safe Disposal, a public health initiative supported by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and encourage safe disposal of prescription drugs.