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 ...
The state attorney general estimated that the drug mill, set up in a luxury apartment in Harrison, supplied 15,000 doses of fentanyl and heroin per day.
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 ...
The head of New Jersey's Reentry Corporation says replacing one drug with another to help treat addiction isn't at odds with sobriety. Rather, former Gov. Jim McGreevey says addicted individuals are ...
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.
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 bill would require more training and continuing education in the areas of ethics, and pharmacology and sales reps would have to undergo more intense reporting requirements for financial ...
Doctors from St. Joseph University Medical Center described their program to avoid the pitfall of overprescribing opioids.
Law enforcement reacted to President Trump's call to impose the death penalty on drug dealers to combat the opioid epidemic.
St. Joseph's in Paterson has cut opioids use by 82 percent with alternative pain management treatments.
Legal marijuana advocates offer education as the key to garnering support for their cause.
Rutgers Medical School rolls out new curriculum to combat opioid epidemic.
Blue HART meets addicts with treatment instead of penalties.
The report has over 40 recommendations for combating the growing opioid crisis.
A Saint Barnabas orthopedic surgeon is the first in the state to use a new joint replacement surgery.