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Tag: New Jersey drug abuse

Governor Christie’s Plan to Combat Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Sep 4, 2015
Many politicians are now weighing in on the right way to combat drug and alcohol addiction. Governor Christie is no different. He has worked for the past several years to...

New Jersey Eclipses National Statistics for Heroin Overdoses

Jul 13, 2015
New Jersey has achieved some unwelcome statistics. In a report released earlier this month by the CDC, the national numbers of heroin overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, quadrupling from...

Ways New Jersey is Working to Combat the Opioid Drug Problem

Jun 29, 2015
There is much debate over what to do about the opioid drug problem in America today. The federal government has implemented several programs to help with the problem, and each...

Drug Overdoses in New Jersey Increasing

Jun 17, 2015
Drug overdoses in New Jersey have doubled in the past few years, now causing more deaths than motor-vehicle related deaths. A new study shows that in New Jersey, the rate...

D.A.R.E. New Jersey Faces New Challenges

Jun 16, 2015
The well-known D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program which educates students about the dangers of drug abuse, will soon be replaced in New Jersey. The new program, called L.E.A.D. (Law...

New Jersey Working to End Prescription Drug Abuse with Help of Drug Database

Mar 30, 2015
The million dollar question right now is how to curb the prescription drug abuse problem in America. While different techniques are being investigated and put into place, some are more...

The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Website a Beneficial Resource

Mar 28, 2015
The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) launched its awareness campaign and website a year ago, but the site still provides residents of the state with valuable information...

Heroin, Prescription Drug Addiction Impacting Newborns

Mar 9, 2015
As the opiate abuse epidemic continues to claim lives, it also impacts a very vulnerable part of the population: newborns. Newborn babies whose mothers abused heroin or prescription drugs need...

Drug Overdoses in New Jersey

Feb 27, 2015
Another teen has died in New Jersey from a suspected drug overdose. This time the teen was 17 year old Rose Carlin, a senior at Woodbridge High School. The teen’s...

Drug Sweeps at New Jersey Schools

Feb 20, 2015
In this day and age, students can expect to experience certain things at school, such as standardized testing, emergency preparedness drills, and now drug sweeps. It is definitely a different...
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