Murphy said in a statement that pharmacies across the state will be handing out single doses of naloxone on June 18 on a first-come, first-served basis.
State officials say New Jersey Medicaid recipients will no longer have to wait for approval from the program before beginning medication-assisted treatment. Instead, they can start as soon as it's ...
Eighty five percent of human trafficking survivors have some form of addiction.
Guided by real life stories, "Anytown" hopes to educate young people about the impact opioid abuse is having on their communities.
Former Gov. Christie announced a $200 million anti-opioid initiative last September. Murphy says his $100 million is a stronger bet because it's in the budget.
The New Jersey Reentry Corporation’s fourth annual conference focused on finding solutions and best practices and included testimonies from experts around the country.
President Trump's three-point plan to combat the nation's opioid epidemic includes treatment, prevention and stiff penalties for traffickers -- up to and including the death penalty.
St. Joseph's in Paterson has cut opioids use by 82 percent with alternative pain management treatments.
A lot happened in politics in New Jersey in 2017, from Bridgegate to the government shutdown to the corruption trial of Sen. Menendez.
Christie's efforts include increasing funding to expand drug courts, investing $200 million for prevention and recovery efforts with opioid abuse and signing a number of laws.
Christie says he will pull funds from across the state budget to cover the cost of the initiative.
A Saint Barnabas orthopedic surgeon is the first in the state to use a new joint replacement surgery.
It's official, we've marked the third consecutive hottest year on record. So what's New Jersey's plan to confront it? The state's long-term public education plan gets the green light from the federal ...
Gov. Christie talks President Trump, his own tenure and how the sun bathing photo that went viral affected his family. The candidates running for Christie's job add lieutenant governor candidates to ...
Two New Jersey organizations will receive federal grants to help treat women suffering from opioid addiction.