Last week, first responders rushed to dozens of calls for people overdosing on heroin.
America’s doctor just knocked on the doors of every US physician across the country. Virtually, at least.
- August 9, 2016
In their latest effort to raise awareness and advance policies to tackle the ongoing heroin and opioid addiction crisis plaguing New Jersey and the nation, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both-D-N.J.) today hosted U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health David Shulkin for…
- August 9, 2016
After a months-long investigation Brick police have arrested two men and one woman in connection with a heroin distribution operation.
- July 27, 2016
HOPE Sheds Light had the honor of presenting Mary Kotzas and her son Mark with a Certificate of Appreciation on July 12th for their generous donation to HOPE Sheds Light and philanthropic efforts in our community.
- July 14, 2016
The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to tackle the nation’s opioid crisis, sending to the president’s desk the most sweeping drug legislation in years in a rare instance of consensus in Congress.
- July 13, 2016
Ask your assembly person to support a new bill that would get drugs off the street and help those struggling from addiction receive inpatient treatment.
- July 11, 2016
With New Jersey’s prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic continuing to spiral out of control, one lawmaker is pushing a multi-pronged plan to help turn things around.
- June 26, 2016
The highly-publicized death of Prince in April attached a face to a grim reality New Jersey law-enforcement officials have been confronting over the last few years.
- June 20, 2016
Twenty-six people have been arrested, and a drug distribution network that was pouring 25,000 doses of heroin into Ocean County each week was broken up as law enforcement conducted three major raids in the last two weeks, according to the Ocean County prosecutor’s office.
- June 8, 2016