State Senate approves two bills to bolster the battle against substance abuse

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Senator Richard J. Codey that aims to ensure that substance abuse instruction in public schools incorporates the most current, evidence-based standards and practices received final legislative approval in the Senate in June. “Schools across the state are responsible for teaching our children about drugs, their negative effects […]

Council gives green light to Operation HOPE

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing a new program at its June 14 meeting to allow heroin and opioid addicts to request help from the West Orange Police Department without fear of arrest. Operation HOPE — Heroin Opiate Prevention Effort — gives an addict who voluntarily asks […]

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