Under a partnership between Hamilton Township and the Mercer County's Prosecutor's Office students in the Hamilton Township high school, grades ninth and tenth, learned about the New Jersey Overdose Prevention Act.
Scientists have developed a new vaccine that blocks the pain-numbing effects of the opioid drugs and decreases the risk of fatal overdose, a growing cause of death in the US.
The vaccine takes advantage of the immune system's ability to recognize, seek out and neutralize invaders...
"In a state rife with some awful people on both sides of the political aisle, Dr. Herb Conaway ranks as the second worst person on my list (if you don’t know who the first is, than you haven’t been paying attention). Dr. Conaway is a Democratic Assemblyman out of Burlington."
President Obama made health care reform a reality for America. He also recognized that substance use disorders are a critical public health issue. White House, Administration officials and other leaders from across the country highlighted the progress that has been made over the past eight years in substance use disorder prevention, treatment, recovery, and research.
The President has made clear that addressing the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic is a priority for his Administration and has called for $1.1 billion in new funding for States to expand access to treatment.
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Quori is a Narcotics Detection Canine that works with Detective Kivet at the Robbinsville Police Department. It was brought to out attention recently that canines that are in Quori's line of work can become overdosed with the intake of narcotics that they breathe in. To prevent Ouori from overdosing and dying TOPAC donated an EVZIO naloxone auto-injector to the police department.
The Lt. Governor and her team are presenting at our upcoming Recovery Advocacy Summit. They will be talking about the state wide funding initiatives, the NJ Addiction Hot Line (IME) and the roles that Recovery Coaches will have within state. We are honored to have her participate in such an important event and will bring a wealth of information.