Events

December
31

Sat

Dec
31

Sat

Call for Poems (2016)

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 (2016)

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 (2016)

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

May
10

Thu

May
10

Thu

*Fighting Opioid Addiction: Is Newark Winning? (2018)

5:30PM – 8:00PM

Join NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, for a public conversation about Fighting Opioid Addiction in New Jersey: Is Newark Winning? Take a  closer look at today’s drug crisis through the lens of New Jersey’s most populated city, from the latest challenges and achievements obstacles to options for treatment and recovery of individuals.            Thursday, May […]

Location

B.F. Johnson Community Center

149 Springfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07103

April
29

Fri

Apr
29

Fri

Legislative Policies in NJ (2016)

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 (2016)

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

Everyday Heroes Award (2017)

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.

International Overdose Awareness Day – Aug. 28

Please join Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Township of Robbinsville and Prevention Coalition of Mercer County on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 (raindate August 29) for International Overdose Awareness Day and Candlelight Vigil. Speakers: Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri, Robbinsville Township Mayor Dave Fried Hear the personal story of Mark Manning and Adrienne Petta Light a candle in memory of a lost […]

Location

New Jersey

Date & Time

Date TBA

Heroin & Opioid Art Exhibition Artist Calls 2018. Deadline: July 20th

Heroin & Opioid Art Exhibition Artist Calls 2018 Deadline: July 20, 2018 @ 5pm 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 […]

Location

New Jersey

Date & Time

July 10, 2018 – July 20, 2018 5:00 PM

Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series (Several locations)

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 Upcoming county town hall meetings: Cape May County – Dennis Township Senior Center – April 19, 2018 Hudson County – Saint Peter’s University: […]

Location

New Jersey

Date & Time

Date TBA

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