2016 Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

2016 Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

  • September 7, 2016
  • Event

(September 7, 2016) – Help us raise awareness and remember those we have lost from Camden County and the South Jersey area. The Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil is hosted by the Camden County Board of Freeholders’ Addiction Awareness Task Force. The vigil is rain or shine. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A NAME FOR REMEMBRANCE Click here […]

Recovery Softball Tournament

  • September 1, 2016
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(September 1, 2016) – The Addiction Awareness Task Force is proud to announce the inaugural Recovery Softball Tournament, presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders! The Addiction Awareness Task Force will host its inaugural recovery softball tournament to raise awareness for those battling opioid addiction. Teams will include those in recovery, local law enforcement, community […]

Raising Awareness, Saving Lives – Overdose Awareness Day is August 31st

(August 24, 2016) – August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held each year that aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. On […]

Breaking the Silence with Patrick Kennedy

Breaking the Silence Patrick Kennedy visits Camden County for a discussion with young people in recovery Please join the Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force & First Congressional District Representative Donald Norcross for a frank discussion regarding substance use disorder and its impact on our community. Hear first-hand from young people in recovery about their […]

ERase the Epidemic: Keeping Our Kids Off Drugs and Out of the Emergency Room

  • February 25, 2016
  • Event

Join us on March 9th at Highland Regional High School for a special workshop, “ERase the Epidemic: Keeping Our Kids Off Drugs and Out of the Emergency Room”. The workshop is free and open to ALL county residents. The workshop is presented by William J. Lynch, Jr, Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Kennedy Health. He has […]

CME Dinner – Identifying and Addressing Addiction in my Private Practice

CME Dinner – Identifying and Addressing Addiction in my Private Practice

Identifying and Addressing Addiction in my Private Practice Hosted by Joseph Ranieri, Medical Director of Seabrook House LEARNING OBJECTIVES As a result of completing this activity, participants should be able to: Identify and screen substance use in patient population. Complete a brief intervention with patients who suffer from addiction. Recognize when to refer substance abuse […]

Drug Awareness Summit on December 9th

Drug Awareness Summit on December 9th

  • November 16, 2015
  • Event

Please join us for an interactive summit about the Opiate and Heroin Crisis. Meet professionals who have come together to help us build meaningful partnerships to impact change and address this critical issue in our community. To register, please click here. PROGRAM 6:30 Registration 7:00 Program Begins Keynote Speaker, Chris Herren Former NBA player Chris […]

Community Addiction Workshop on December 1st

Community Addiction Workshop on December 1st

  • November 16, 2015
  • Event

A WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS Open to all Camden County residents This two-hour workshop will consist of a panel: an addictions specialist, two parents who have lost loved ones to addiction, a member of law enforcement, and a young person in recovery. The addictions specialist will moderate the evening. Come to the workshop to […]

Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil on October 10th

Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil on October 10th

  • September 30, 2015
  • Event

Help us raise awareness and remember those we have lost from Camden County and the South Jersey area. The Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil is hosted by the Camden County Board of Freeholders’ Addiction Awareness Task Force. The vigil is rain or shine. Click here to submit a name for remembrance (NOTE: if you submitted a […]