About this Event
Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Legislative Policy Forum
Legislators, law enforcement and experts will gather on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the 16th Annual NJ Prevention Addiction Conference for a discussion with NJTV on legislative polices to combat heroin, opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic. While the forum itself is limited to professional attendees, NJTV welcomes the general public to watch the discussion online.
The Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction forum will be livestreamed on this page from 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
You will hear the latest thinking on the role of legislative action in the fight against drug overdose in New Jersey. What’s being done? What more can be done in Trenton and at the state agency level?
Special Guests include:
- Thomas McLellan, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Treatment Research Institute
- Sen. Joseph Vitale, New Jersey State Legislator – District 19
- Asm. Herb Conaway, New Jersey State Legislator – District 7
- Asm. Chris A. Brown, New Jersey State Legislator – District 2
- Larry Downs, Esq., CEO, Medical Society of New Jersey
Add this event to your calendar today to watch the live stream on April 29th and don’t forget to share with your friends on social media. You can also bookmark NJTV News live page to view more live videos and news from NJTV.
About the Event Moderator
David Cruz is a correspondent for NJTV’s weeknight news program NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams. He is a 25-year veteran of New Jersey news in broadcast and print media.
The forum is part of a year-long community engagement initiative for the network, funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Healthcare Foundation of NJ.