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.

A Recovery Forum for Community Leaders – Bergen (Aug. 2)

A Recovery Forum for Community Leaders Held by New Jersey Recovery Advocates (NJRA) When: Wednesday, August 2nd at 7 p.m. Where: Hackensack University Hospital at Pascack Valley 250 Old Hook Road Westwood, NJ 07675 Why: To provide a common meeting ground for everyone whose lives have been touched by addiction. Please RSVP, as seating is limited: lisagladwell@newjerseyrecoveryadvocates.org NJRA is a […]

Location

Hackensack University Hospital, Pascack Valley , 250 Old Hook Road, Westwood, NJ 07675

Date & Time

Wed, August 2, 2017 • 7:00 PM –

3rd annual Changing the Face of Addiction walk – Sussex (Aug. 5)

The Center for Prevention and Counseling is hosting the 3rd annual Changing the Face of Addiction walk in memory of two young men from Sussex County. The purpose of this walk is to raise awareness and funds for Sussex County residents in need of addiction treatment and services. One hundred percent of your donation will go directly to the Center for Prevention […]

Location

Franklin Fire Pavilion, Buckwheat Road, Franklin, NJ 07416

Date & Time

Sat, August 5, 2017 • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall – Burlington (Oct. 26)

The Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series provides information to NJ residents to help them make better decisions for loved ones, and to better understand the link between opioid prescription drug abuse and rising heroin abuse. Thursday, October 26, 2017 Votta Hall Rowan College at Burlington County-Mount Laurel Campus 900 College Circle Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 *free parking available […]

Location

Rowan College at Burlington County-Mount Laurel Campus, 900 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Date & Time

Thu, October 26, 2017 • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall – Somerset (Oct. 10)

The Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series provides information to NJ residents to help them make better decisions for loved ones, and to better understand the link between opioid prescription drug abuse and rising heroin abuse. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7pm – 9pm *doors open at 6:30pm Location: Bernards High School – Performing Arts Center 25 Olcott Ave. Bernardsville, […]

Location

Bernards High School – Performing Arts Center, 25 Olcott Ave., Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Date & Time

Tue, October 10, 2017 • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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