Hear Angelo M. Valente, Ex. Dir. of PDFNJ, Interviewed in 5 Part Series on 101.5 FM


From June 23 to June 27, NJ 101.5 reporter David Matthau filed an informative and important series about the rise opioid abuse in New Jersey, featuring PDFNJ executive director, Angelo M. Valente



In part one of our series on the rise in drug use among middle and high school students in New Jersey, we explore the substances that are being abused and their dangers.



In part two of our series “Drugs and our kids,“ we look at why the heroin epidemic has exploded so dramatically in the Garden State.


In part three of our series “Drugs and Our Kids,” we examine the warning signs that parents should look if they suspect their child may have a drug problem.


In part four of our series “Drugs and Our Kids,” we discuss what steps parents can take if they discover that their child has a substance abuse problem.


In part five of our series “Drugs and Our Kids,” we discuss what treatment options are available for teens who are struggling with substance abuse.