The initiative will allow people with substance use disorder to walk into police headquarters to ask for help.
A panel of medical professionals highlighted the importance of access to medication-assisted treatment for inmates experiencing opioid addiction.
According to a leader in addiction treatment, families should be able to compare addiction recovery providers the same way shoppers compare cars.
At the Stafford Theater Arts Center in Manahawkin, sixth grade students watch their peers act out a heroin overdose and its aftermath.
Camden is one of 13 jurisdictions in the nation chosen to share a $148 million MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge grant.
Recovering addict, best-selling author and founder of a wellness center Brian McAlister has created a virtual recovery tool to help others manage addiction recovery.
It's not about spending more money on addiction treatment, but using it more effectively -- according to a new report by the New Jersey Reentry Corporation.
At a conference by the Council of Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, easy access to placing bets sparked worry that the state’s gambling addiction problem will only grow worse.
Integrity House in Newark celebrates 50 years of providing a therapeutic community for recovering addicts.
The New Jersey State Commission of Investigation report found some pawnshops, scrap yards and other secondhand stores are complicit in the opioid epidemic.
New Jersey Reentry Corporation announces program to help underserved communities and formerly incarcerated obtain gainful employment.
Mid-State Correctional Facility attempts to shift the criminal justice approach to addiction from punitive to rehabilitative.
Health Commissioner Elnahal urges physicians and caregivers to think of medicinal marijuana as mainstream medicine, not alternative.
Experts and advocates gathered to discuss what more can be done to combat the state's opioid crisis.
Rutgers Medical School rolls out new curriculum to combat opioid epidemic.