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Fight Against Addiction

  June 30, 2014   No comments

Gary Mendell, retired Chief Executive of HEI Hotels & Resorts is speaking out about addiction. The proud father of his son, Brian, whom he calls his best friend struggled for

Camden County Plan Heroin Addiction Task Force

  June 26, 2014   No comments

Freeholders in Camden County are seeking to develop a drug addiction task force as a way of promoting opiate and heroin awareness and education to members of its’ community. The

Request for $100M in Federal Funding to Curb Heroin Use in NY, NJ

  June 25, 2014   No comments

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer requested $100M in federal funding to help with the heroin epidemic. The New York Democrat is asking for the funds to be allocated to the Federal

Camden County Officers Saved Two Using Narcan

  June 24, 2014   No comments

Police Officers in Camden County, NJ have been carrying Narcan, an antidote used to reverse a heroin overdose saved two men in Camden over the weekend. The officers discovered an

South Jersey Narcotics Ring Busted

  June 20, 2014   No comments

According to NJ.com, a multimillion dollar narcotics ring was busted Tuesday with the arrests of two alleged drug ring leaders and multiple other suspects from Cumberland and Cape May counties,

Two kinds of days

  June 19, 2014   No comments

There are two kinds of days in sobriety. Good days and great days. An old-timer shared this in a meeting one time. I was on the edge of my seat,

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay Discusses Addiction

  June 18, 2014   No comments

Indianapolis Colts owner, Jim Irsay is not ready to discuss the details of his arrest in March however, in a recent interview he opens up about his battle with addiction.

Together we can!

  June 11, 2014   No comments

Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. / N.A. unity. In both Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous tradition one reads as above and we must realize

Narcan will start being used in Cumberland County, New Jersey.

  June 10, 2014   2 Comments

In March of 2014 a waiver was signed by Gov. Christie and Health Commissioner O’Dowd allowing emergency medical technicians statewide to use Narcan. Narcan is used to reverse the effect

Hitting Rock Bottom

  June 9, 2014   No comments

Many people feel that someone has to hit rock bottom before they are ready for treatment. That is not the case. You or your loved one does not have to