• September 1, 2016
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Gloucester Township Police Expand Help for Addicts

(September 1, 2016) – On Wednesday, International Overdose Awareness Day, the Gloucester Township Police announced it will expand its addiction intervention program to connect addicts with services months before their court date.

At the township’s Family Resource Center, Addiction Awareness Task Force member and Police Chief Harry Earle unveiled his police department’s plan to bring Project SAVE to offenders at the time of arrest, speeding up access to counseling.

Project SAVE — Substance Abuse Victimization Effort — was launched in 2014, putting licensed drug and alcohol abuse counselors in municipal court to help enroll drug offenders into addiction services.

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