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 […]

Free Narcam Training Offered on August 24th

Free Narcam Training Offered on August 24th

Protect from an Overdose. Come to a FREE information and training session about the life saving antidote Narcan. Free kits will be available. PRE-REGISTERATION IS REQUIRED. To register contact Joanna Dugan at (856) 263-8193 or uta.narcan@verizon.net TRAINING Training sessions are from 6:00pm – 8:00pm Thursday August 24th , 2017 South County Regional Library Branch 35 […]

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 […]

Operation SAL (Save-A-Life) expands Treatment and Grief Support

Operation SAL (Save-A-Life) expands Treatment and Grief Support

The Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force’s Operation SAL (Save-a-life) has expanded to included the following: TREATMENT Detox, Short-term Residential, Methadone Maintenance with IOP. Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Addiction Awareness Task Force offers Operation SAL in response to the overwhelming need for substance abuse treatment following an overdose. Admission to any of […]

Congressman Norcross Part of Bipartisan Group Introducing Legislation Increasing Access to Addiction Treatment for Vulnerable Populations

  • June 21, 2017
  • News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) have introduced the Road to Recovery Act – bipartisan legislation eliminating the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for substance use disorder and help states expand access to inpatient treatment for its enrollees. […]

H.A.L.O (Healing after Loss to an Overdose)

Are you or someone you know grieving the loss of a loved one from Addition?  Tell them about H.A.L.O (Healing after Loss to an Overdose). Sponsored by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Addictions Awareness Task Force. H.A.L.O. is a new 10-week program starting this summer for families and friends who […]