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Watch: Drug Addiction and Recovery Forum

​(November 7, 2018) Last month, New Jersey Public Television hosted a discussion about addiction, its effect on the family, treatment options and more as part of its “In Your Neighborhood” initiative. Read more.

“Knocking Out” Opioid Addiction One Town at a Time

(Jersey Shore Online, May 30)The Ocean County community recently gathered in Little Egg Harbor to talk about the state’s addiction problem at an event entitled “Knock Out Opioid Abuse: A Town Hall Series.” Read more.

S.J. teens describe addiction, lives turned around, through anti-drug song contest

(Courier Post, April 25) Three teen songwriters from South Jersey’s Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties are finalists in the “Shout Down Drugs” contest hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey. Read more.

Evesham father shares story of daughter, 15, who overdosed

(Burlington County Times, April 17) Stephen McDonald of Evesham didn’t even know his daughter, Madison, was using heroin until she overdosed in December 2017. Read more.

Families share stories behind Camden County's opioid lawsuit

(Courier Post, February 23) Camden county officials recently announced a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry, saying the companies helped fueled the area’s addiction epidemic. Read more.