School nurses and counselors got free boxes of Narcan spray, used to reverse opioid overdoses. The drug epidemic now looms over New Jersey classrooms, reportedly with ODs in Ocean and Camden County high schools.
In Tenafly, a couple hundred high school students sat in for a sobering conference focused on preventing AIDS, where doctors from Hackensack University Medical Center have set lofty goals: to bring up the first AIDS-free generation.
The East Brunswick Police Department launched its Opiate Outreach Initiative in January. When addicts come to the attention of the police department, an officer calls them and encourages them to seek treatment.
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