PDFNJ's Ex. Director is interviewed by WRNJ's radio host Mike Galley about 'Don't Get Hooked on Drugs", an online and social media initiative to fight drug abuse by encouraging parents to spend time with their children.
New Jersey's heroin crisis is likely closer to you than you think. Much has been made of the deadly drug's crawl into suburbia, but it isn't until you take a closer look that this becomes completely clear.
For some New Jersey counties, heroin abuse was a major factor in a steep increase in drug abuse cases in recent years. In Ocean County, the number of overdoses doubled from 2012 to 2013.
Steve Adubato interviews Carl Kotowski of the DEA-NJ
MORRISTOWN--- The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is announcing a free training that will be provide faith-based leaders with information and resources to help stem the tide of the opiate abuse epidemic that has engulfed our state.
Newark, N.J. - DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal.
The summer months are filled with warmer temperatures and plenty of opportunities for families to get outdoors and spend more valuable time together. As an effort to motivate families to spend time with their children to keep them off drugs, The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is holding the first “Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs” Online New Jersey Family Fishing Tournament. The contest will be from August 21 to August 30.
Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament--Over $600 in Cash Prizes!--August 21-August 30 **Go fishing with your family in NJ.** Every time you catch a fish, take a photo of it and enter to win.
Governor Chris Christie signed legislation, July 20, 2015, that expands the New Jersey Attorney General’s Division of Consumer Affairs Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP), an online database that tracks the prescription sale of drugs classified as controlled dangerous substances (CDS). The bill, S-1998, expands existing law by requiring that prescribers and pharmacists register for NJPMP access, and requiring that physicians consult the NJPMP.
17th Annual Legal Issues of a Drug-Free Workplace Member Seminar Emphasizes the Impact of Rx Drug Abuse in an Organization
SAYREVILLE -- New Jersey businesses and organizations had the opportunity to learn more about the significance of keeping the workplace substance abuse free, today, at the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) 17th Annual Legal Issues of a Drug-Free Workplace Member Seminar.