News

  • National Online Directory of Permanent Rx Collection Boxes Launched

    Posted 2/23/2012

    Washington DC -- The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC), the nation’s largest privately funded public health campaign preventing prescription drug abuse, announced today the creation of a national online directory of permanent prescription drug collection boxes for the collection of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine.

  • 2012 PDFNJ Angel of Hope Gala Honoree Announced

    Posted 2/1/2012

    PDFNJ is proud to announce that Dennis M. Bone, president of Verizon New Jersey, will be honored at the organization’s twentieth anniversary gala on April 26, 2012, with the Angel of Hope Award.

  • NJ Div. of Consumer Affairs to Crack Down on Rx Drug Crimes

    Posted 1/30/2012

    New Jersey's new attorney general is reorganizing the enforcement arm of the state's Division of Consumer Affairs to crack down on crimes involving prescription drugs.

  • NJ.com - PDFNJ Releases Report on NJ Businesses

    Posted 1/28/2012

    Maintaining a drug free workplace policy enables NJ businesses to be more productive and more successful, according to a new study released today by the PDFNJ. The survey was conducted by FDU’s PublicMind Poll of 300 New Jersey businesses, in December 2011.

  • NJ 101.5 - Most NJ Companies Go Drug-Free

    Posted 1/27/2012

    According to a new study released by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, maintaining a drug-free workplace policy enables New Jersey businesses to be more productive and more successful.

  • Smashburger to Partner With PDFNJ!

    Posted 1/26/2012

    Be a guest at Smashburger's "sneak peek" at 386 Route 10 West, East Hanover, NJ. Contact SmashburgerEastHanover@gmail.com and address your request to ALYSSA. You will be helping a great cause!

  • NJ Businesses with Drug Free Work Place Policies More Productive and Successful

    Posted 1/23/2012

    Maintaining a drug free workplace policy enables NJ businesses to be more productive and more successful, according to a new study released today by PDFNJ. The survey was conducted by FDU’s PublicMind Poll of 300 New Jersey businesses, in December 2011.

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Results in One Death Every 19 Minutes in U.S.

    Posted 1/17/2012

    One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug abuse in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • NJ.com - N.J. monitoring plan to stem prescription drug abuse a good move

    Posted 1/17/2012

    Prescription drug addiction has left a trail of destruction in families and communities that runs wide and deep.

  • An 'Intervention' in Newark

    Posted 12/13/2011

    One man had his first drink at age 8 and had graduated to heroin before he started high school. Another man, once a successful attorney, popped up to 20 Percocet tablets a day.