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The partnership will enable HOPE Sheds Light to offer addiction education and prevention to the Jersey Shore Council’s 4,000 families in Ocean and Atlantic Counties. Toms River, NJ – HOPE Sheds Light, Inc., a Toms River-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating families on the disease of addiction, is pleased to announce its partnership with the…

The Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, and the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse are pleased to invite you to participate in the second annual exhibition highlighting opioid and heroin abuse, addiction and…

Toms River, NJ – HOPE Sheds Light, Inc., a Toms River-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating families on the disease of addiction, hosted its First Annual Hearts for HOPE Casino Night on April 27th at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood. The event, which was sponsored by Crossroads Realty, drew over 250 people from Monmouth…

Toms River, NJ – HOPE Sheds Light, Inc., a Toms River-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating families on the disease of addiction, hosted its ribbon cutting ceremony on March 21st, 2017 to celebrate its new office in Toms River. Over 50 people were in attendance as HOPE Sheds Light co-founders Ronald Rosetto, Arvo Prima and…

I started drinking at age 11 after experiencing that alcohol made me numb to my Mom’s death. I wasn’t drinking every day, but at 16, I was drinking every weekend. My first DUI was at age 17, but I continued to drink and started drugging also.

I am grateful every day and very proud of my 15 years of sobriety. I work to stay clean and sober and am always glad to share what helped me get and remain sober.

I was blessed to have been trained by one of the top Behavioral Psychologists in the world, Dr. Robert Meeker.

Physician Robert Kayal of Glen Rock sees a direct link between prescribed opiates and the heroin abuse rates in New Jersey. The surgeon takes a multimodal approach to minimizing pain before, during and after surgery to eliminate the need for opiates.

The Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team had a busy week, as drug-related arrests dominated the police blotter released by the department.

The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming the tide of prescription opioids, the drugs at the heart of a crisis that has cost 165,000 Americans their lives and pushed countless more to crippling…

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