Sen. Bob Menendez introduces bill to crack down on the import of fentanyl from legal entry points as the synthetic opioid continues to play into a large volume of drug overdoses.
More than 100 inmates at the Camden County Jail have received medication-assisted treatment for substance abuse.
According to the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, dentists write 12 percent of all opioid prescriptions. With a large portion of new heroin users starting out their opioid addiction with ...
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.
Essex County leads the state in drug overdose deaths, according to the DEA. The DEA's 360 Strategy is about pulling leaders from uncommon backgrounds for the common goal of bringing those numbers ...
Former Denver Broncos player Vance Johnson joined officials from the Morris County Prosecutor's Office to engage the community about the ongoing opioid crisis.
The Monmouth County prosecutor announced a program that would offer drug treatment services to inmates before their release from the county jail. The program is the first of its kind in New Jersey.
The New Jersey State Commission of Investigation report found some pawnshops, scrap yards and other secondhand stores are complicit in the opioid epidemic.
Experts and advocates gathered to discuss what more can be done to combat the state's opioid crisis.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, Atlantic Health System, Prevention Links and the DEA say medical professionals are the first line of defense against addiction.
Though pharmaceutical companies are not allowed to pay doctors directly to prescribe certain medications, they are allowed to compensate them for things like appearances at academic conferences and ...
Treatment centers offer training to addicts to help other addicts.
Gov. Christie strongly condemned the Graham-Cassidy bill saying it's bad for the state of New Jersey.
Christie says he will pull funds from across the state budget to cover the cost of the initiative.
As part of the opioid commission that Christie chairs, pharmaceutical companies are partnering with the NIH to address the epidemic.