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  • nj.com: A new campaign against vaping is launching in N.J. schools

    Posted 1/7/2020

    Teens around New Jersey are going back to school and being warned against the dangers of vaping with a new campaign sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the office of the state Attorney General.

  • New Jersey Students to Receive Messages on the Dangers of Vaping

    Posted 1/6/2020

    MILLBURN ­— There’s nothing safe about vaping. That’s the message the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) will be sharing with youth as they return from holiday break this week. PDFNJ, in collaboration with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, has unveiled a media campaign about the dangers of vaping that will be distributed to each of the more than 3,500 schools in the state.

  • rennamedia.com: Watchung Hills Regional Municipal Alliance Presents “The 15 Minute Child Break”

    Posted 12/9/2019

    Watchung Hills Regional Municipal Alliance (WHRMA), which serves Warren, Green Brook, Watchung and Long Hill Townships, sponsored “The 15 Minute Child Break” this fall at Central Middle School in Stirling. The “15 Minute Child Break” was the 3rd in the series of events for 2019. Project Graduation was the first and National Night Out the second in the series.

  • New Jersey Families Challenged to Help Knock Out Opioid Abuse

    Posted 11/7/2019

    MILLBURN — On November 9, communities across the state will participate in the 11th Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge – New Jersey (AMCC-NJ) Day of Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse and Safe Disposal, a public health initiative created by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) to help raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and empower families to safeguard their home through the 5-step challenge.

  • nj1015.com - It’s that time of year: Clear your medicine cabinet of unused pills

    Posted 11/7/2019

    Saturday is the 11th annual American Medicine Chest Challenge, a day to rid your medicine chest and home of unwanted prescription and other medications.

  • njbiz.com: New Jersey families challenged to help knock out opioid abuse

    Posted 11/7/2019

    Communities from across the state will participate in the 11th annual American Medicine Chest Challenge – New Jersey (AMCC-NJ) Day of Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse and Safe Disposal, on Nov. 9, a public health initiative created by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) designed to help raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and empower families to safeguard their home through the 5-step challenge.

  • capemaycountyherald.com: Families Challenged to Help Knock Out Opioid Abuse Nov. 9

    Posted 11/7/2019

    MILLBURN — Communities across the state will participate Nov. 9 in the 11th Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge – New Jersey (AMCC-NJ) Day of Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse and Safe Disposal.

  • nj1015.com: Teens today more likely to smoke marijuana than tobacco

    Posted 11/4/2019

    More teens are using marijuana and alcohol than smoking cigarettes, according to a study from the University of Nebraska College of Public Health.

  • horizonhealthnews.com: “I went from taking 125 pills a month to 1,400 pills a month.”

    Posted 10/30/2019

    Ray Lucas faced a lot of tough opponents over his career in the NFL and as starting quarterback for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Speaking athlete-to-athlete during a town hall at his alma mater, Lucas shared how an addiction to opioids, which began after taking pain medication for a sports-related injury, was the toughest challenge he faced on or off the field.

  • nj1015.com: NJ endorses marijuana as a way to fight opioid addiction

    Posted 10/24/2019

    A new tool is being used to help those addicted to opioids successfully complete the detoxification process – medical marijuana.