Right in our Backyard: The Drug Addiction Epidemic in Surburbia

On Saturday, October 14th we remembered over 900 lost to the opioid crisis, what you thought was miles away, is right in our backyard. Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services and the Bellmawr School District are proud to present a community awareness program for parents and students. Right in our Backyard: The Drug Addiction Epidemic […]

Strength and Hope: Shared Experiences of Addiction and Recovery

Camden County Board of Freeholder, Camden County College and Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force Presents “Strength and Hope: Shared Experiences of Addiction and Recovery”, a six-part educational series for addiction professional and aspiring addiction counseling professions. All workshops will take place at: Camden County College, in Taft Hall on the Blackwood, New Jersey In […]

Keys to Saving Lives: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

Do you want to learn the right approach for helping people with substance use disorders? The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents the workgroup “Keys to Saving Lives: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment” on Wednesday, September 6th from 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM at the Camden County Educational Services Commission in Clementon.  Learn […]

Keys to Saving Lives: Question, Persuade, and Refer on September 8

The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents the suicide prevention workgroup “Keys to Saving Lives: Question, Persuade, and Refer” on Friday, September 8th from 12:45 PM to 4 PM at the William G. Rohrer Memorial Library in Westmont. Learn to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to get the person at […]

Community Clothing Closet set for August 3

Community Clothing Closet set for August 3

Living Proof Recovery Center will host the 2017 Community Clothing Closet on August 3 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the center located at 108 Somerdale Rd. Voorhees, NJ 08043. Members of the community can come and receive gently used clothing for men and women of various sizes. There will also be limited children’s […]

Community Conversation on the Disease of Addiction on July 20th, 2017

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross invites you to a Community Conversation on the Disease of Addiction on Thursday, July 20th at Washington Township High School.  A Resource Fair will start at 5:30 PM and a Formal Presentation by the Congressman will start at 6 PM. Washington Township High School Investors Bank Performing Arts Center 529 Hurffville […]

2016 Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

2016 Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

  • September 7, 2016
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(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 […]