• What Philip Seymour Hoffman can teach us

    Posted 2/12/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    A few weeks ago another extremely talented man was taken from us far too early. And once again, addiction is to blame.

  • Justin Bieber is doing it...Lil' Wayne did it too. Are your kids also doing it?

    Posted 2/5/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    I don’t like to make a habit out of kicking people while they’re down but there’s more Justin Bieber news going around that parents should know about. The New York Daily News is reporting rumors that Bieber’s inner circle is urging him to go into treatment for an addiction to a disturbing new drug trend making its way around the party scene: sizzurp.

  • Justin Bieber and your kids

    Posted 1/29/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    In case you missed it, Justin Bieber is in hot water. Speculations about the singer’s troubles have been reported ad nauseum in the past few weeks.

  • Tune in tonight for some important, life saving information!

    Posted 1/22/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    Tonight at 7PM on NJTV a special will be aired highlighting a recent conference hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey to engage the medical community in a conversation on their role in reversing the alarming trends of prescription drug abuse throughout our state. The special, hosted by Emmy Award winning anchor Steve Adubato and made possible through the generous support of Actavis, examines the need for a multi-disciplined approach to this complex issue.

  • You've Never Heard of It, But It's Saving Lives All Over America

    Posted 1/15/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    Naloxone. This drug isn’t exactly a household name, but it may be responsible for saving the lives of more than 10,000 people in Chicago since it became available in 1996.

  • What Are the Top 20 Towns in NJ for Heroin Abuse? The Answer will Shock You

    Posted 1/8/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    Is your town in the top 20? The Division of Addiction Services in the New Jersey Department of Human Services has released their top 20 towns, although it might not be a list you want to be on.

  • 5 New Year's Resolutions for a Drug-Free 2014

    Posted 1/1/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    Happy New Year to all of our friends and partners! The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is now entering its 22nd year of media innovation in the battle against substance abuse in our state.

  • Merry Christmas!

    Posted 12/25/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    We wanted to take this opportunity to wish all of our friends and partners a Merry Christmas, from The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey!

  • We started a conversation with Geraldo Rivera, but how are we going to continue it?

    Posted 12/18/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    In case you missed it, I had the privilege of being on “Geraldo at Large” on the Fox News Network to discuss heroin abuse in New Jersey and across the country. You can find a release as well as the full segment on our website.

  • Checking in with your College Student

    Posted 12/11/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    The holiday season is upon us and thanks to the recent weather events, we may be treated to a white Christmas, just like the ones we used to know Thanks, Bing! . With the happiness that is associated with this time of year, is the joy of having your college-aged child home for the holidays.

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