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  • PDFNJ Encourages Family Fun with Online Fishing Tournament

    Posted 7/17/2018

    MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is asking families to cast their lines and reel in some quality time this summer as part of the fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament.


    Posted 6/25/2018

    Prescriptions are way down but that hasn’t halted the accelerating number of fatalities. The one bright spot is Ocean County, which has seen big decline in deaths related to the drugs

  • PDFNJ’s Shout Down Drugs Program Recognized with National Award

    Posted 6/25/2018

    CAPE CORAL, Fla. — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) earned national acclaim for its New Jersey Shout Down Drugs high school music competition last week at the National Association of Government Communicators’ (NAGC) 2018 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards.

  • New Jersey Senate to Honor PDFNJ Chair Elaine Pozycki

    Posted 6/20/2018

    TRENTON — The New Jersey Senate will be honoring Elaine Pozycki for her leadership in addressing New Jersey’s opioid epidemic by presenting a resolution at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Statehouse.


    Posted 6/12/2018

    If the aroma of mango or pineapple is strong enough, cops may have no idea when an individual is smoking an illegal substance right in front of them. Vaping devices, officials and anti-drug advocates warn, are a growing concern because of their ability to deliver not only nicotine, but marijuana in vapor form, and more dangerous drugs such as cocaine and heroin.

  • Do No Harm Symposium Highlighted at International Conference on Opioids

    Posted 6/11/2018

    BOSTON – The Do No Harm Symposium Series, a prescriber education program organized by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) – New Jersey Division, is being showcased among the programs showcased at the 2018 International Conference on Opioids that began Sunday and will run through Tuesday at Harvard Medical School.

  • N.J. Ad Club honors industry with its 50th Anniversary Jersey Awards

    Posted 6/8/2018

    The New Jersey Ad Club presented nearly 300 awards at its 50th Anniversary Jersey Awards on Thursday night in Cedar Grove. The Jersey Awards, which celebrate creative excellence in advertising, honor firms with first place, second place, certificates of excellence and Best of Show.

  • DSM’s “NJBIA Big Shot Campaign” a Big Winner at NJ Ad Club Jersey Awards

    Posted 6/8/2018

    Approximately 290 awards were given out last night at the New Jersey Advertising Club’s 50th Annual Jersey Awards celebration, recognizing the industry’s “Best of the Best” in categories including television/social media, newspaper, radio, outdoor, public relations, magazine, digital and collateral.

  • Hudson County students recognized in anti-drug contest | Journal Entries

    Posted 6/8/2018

    As a part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey's Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest, more than 4,000 fourth grade students from across New Jersey drew their idea of a fun time, but just 32 earned recognition at the program award ceremony on May 7 at Jenkinson's Boardwalk.

  • PDFNJ Takes Best of Public Relations Trophy at 50th Annual NJ Ad Club Jersey Awards

    Posted 6/8/2018

    MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey received accolades for their Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series at Wednesday evening’s NJ Ad Club 50th Annual Jersey Awards, earning the Best of Public Relations award for the statewide effort to address the opioid epidemic.