Posts Tagged: opioids

Public urged to turn in unused prescription drugs at Take Back Day

Misusing prescription drugs often is the first, tragic step people take into addiction, so safely disposing of unneeded prescription drugs is the first, crucial step people should take to fight a deadly opioid crisis that claimed more than 3,100 lives in New Jersey last year, …

Federal health official: Community collaboration key in cutting overdose deaths and addiction

Anthony C. Ferreri, the regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), toured Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s ambulatory detox facility in Trenton today. He applauded the integrative program as a model of community collaboration that can be replicated to reduce …

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