Events

December
31

Sat

Dec
31

Sat

Call for Poems

12:00AM – 11:45PM

Open call for original poetry about the impacts of drug addiction. Your poem could be about anything related to drug addiction: Your own struggles with addiction and recovery, how drug abuse has affected your family, a memorial to someone you lost to an overdose, or your professional experience with addiction – whatever you’d like to write about.

Location

NJTV

2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ 07102

October
5

Wed

Oct
5

Wed

Treatment and Recovery

6:00PM – 8:30PM

NJTV’s Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis Community Forum featuring panel discussion with public Q&A; informational tables from prevention and education facilities, treatment providers and other experts in the field of drug addiction.

Location

Boys & Girls Club of Newark

1 Avon Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108

June
15

Wed

Jun
15

Wed

Prevention and Education

6:30PM – 9:00PM

Prevention and Education: Strategies in the fight against drug addiction. What works? What doesn’t? Substance abuse is chronic in New Jersey.  Join a public conversation about tactics to deter addiction. NJTV News correspondent Briana Vannozzi hosts a panel discussion with health professionals, law enforcement officials and individuals affected by substance abuse to learn what works, what doesn’t and what the experts see […]

Location

Rutgers University - Busch Campus

604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854

April
29

Fri

Apr
29

Fri

Legislative Policy

1:00PM – 2:30PM

Watch Live: NJTV’s look at today’s legislative policies to combat NJ’s Drug Crisis. 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 News’ team on legislatives polices to combat heroin, opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic

Location

Live streaming from 16th Annual NJ Prevention Addiction Conference in Atlantic City

New Jersey

March
29

Tue

Mar
29

Tue

Faces of Addiction

7:00PM – 9:00PM

NJTV hosted the first Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis forum to address New Jersey’s ongoing drug use and overdose epidemic last night at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Toms River NJ. The discussion, themed Faces of Addiction, sought a personal look at today’s addiction to gain a better understanding of who is using heroin and “gateway” […]

Location

The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

815 Route 37, Toms River, NJ 08755

January
18

Wed

Jan
18

Wed

New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis Everyday Heroes Award Celebration

5:30PM – 7:00PM

HEALTHY NJ: NEW JERSEY’S DRUG ADDICTION CRISIS EVERYDAY HEROES AWARD CELEBRATION Recognizing the achievements of individuals working on the frontlines in the fight against drug addiction across New Jersey. Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 New Jersey State Museum   Master of Ceremonies – Michael Hill, NJTV News Welcoming Remarks – John Servidio, NJTV Message from the Office of Governor Chris Christie – […]

Location

New Jersey State Museum

New Jersey

Community Events

Unless otherwise noted, events are not officially sponsored or endorsed by NJTV and are listed for informational purposes only.

1st Annual Essex County Mental Health Awareness Day – May 20, 2017

The County of Essex is hosting their 1st Annual Essex County Mental Health Awareness Day on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Essex County Hospital Center, located at 204 Grove Avenue in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. Music, refreshments and other activities will round out the day. If you have any questions, please contact Jacqueline Shashaty at 973-571-2896 […]

Location

Essex County Hospital Center, 204 Grove Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Date & Time

Sat, May 20, 2017 • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

A Recovery Forum for Community Leaders Held by New Jersey Recovery Advocates (NJRA)

A Recovery Forum for Community Leaders Held by New Jersey Recovery Advocates (NJRA) When: Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 12 pm Where: Westwood Elk’s Lodge, 523 Kinderkemack Rd Westwood, NJ 07675 Lunch to be served Why: To provide a common meeting ground for everyone whose lives have been touched by addiction. Please RSVP, as seating is limited: info@newjerseyrecoveryadvocates.org Organized by […]

Location

Westwood Elk’s Lodge, 523 Kinderkemack Rd, Westwood, NJ 07675

Date & Time

Sun, April 23, 2017 • 12:00 PM –

Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition – ARTIST CALL. Deadline July 17, 2017

Heroin & Opioid Art Exhibition Artist Calls 2017 Deadline July 17, 2017 The Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, and the New York / New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse are pleased to invite you to participate in the second […]

Location

New Jersey

Date & Time

April 11, 2017 – July 17, 2017

Living in the Age of Addiction” Novel Approaches to the Addiction Epidemic – April 18

RU Drug Aware Presents the Addiction Town Hall “Living in the Age of Addiction” Novel Approaches to the Addiction Epidemic Tuesday April 18th 7:00PM – 9:00PM Rutgers – New Brunswick Cook Student Center Auditorium B/C Rutgers–New Brunswick, 59 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Admission is FREE – Plenty of FREE event parking – Light Refreshments RUDrugAware is a student organization […]

Location

Rutgers–New Brunswick, Cook Student Center, 59 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Date & Time

Tue, April 18, 2017 • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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