Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (December 2015)

Do you know someone who is at risk for a heroin/opioid overdose? The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote Narcan® (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids. The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone […]

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 […]

Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (November 2015)

Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (November 2015)

Do you know someone who is at risk for a heroin/opioid overdose? The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote Narcan® (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids. The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone […]

Candlelight Vigil Held for Overdose Victims

Candlelight Vigil Held for Overdose Victims

  • October 13, 2015
  • News

(October 13, 2015) – The Freeholder Board and the newly-created Addiction Awareness Task Force hosted a candlelight vigil on October 10th in remembrance of those who lost their lives to drug overdoses. “Far too many families in Camden County have lost loved ones to heroin and other drugs that are fueling our region’s current addiction […]

Freeholders Announce Operation SAL

Freeholders Announce Operation SAL

  • October 7, 2015
  • News

(October 7, 2015) – The Freeholder Board announced a groundbreaking new program to provide critical treatment services to those battling the grip of opiate and heroin addiction. At a luncheon celebrating police officers that have administered Naloxone to more than 300 individuals preserving their life, Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli announced a progressive new program, to […]

Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (October 2015)

Do you know someone who is at risk for a heroin/opioid overdose? The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote Narcan® (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids. The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone […]

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 […]

Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (September 2015)

Naloxone/Narcan Trainings in Camden County (September 2015)

Do you know someone who is at risk for a heroin/opioid overdose? The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote Narcan® (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids. The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone […]

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back

  • July 29, 2015
  • News

(July 29, 2015) – DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg announced yesterday that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs for […]