U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor to express his concerns about the harmful impact of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act recently introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). The amendment seeks to impose harsher mandatory minimum sentences on offenses related to the opioid fentanyl.
- June 7, 2016
New Jersey 101.5 and NJ1015.com held a special, live town hall Thursday evening on opiate addiction and treatment in New Jersey.
- June 2, 2016
Drugs and alcohol are not just a problem for the cities anymore.
- May 23, 2016
The group is open to family members, friends and those fighting to break grip of addiction, whether drugs, alcohol or something else.
- May 22, 2016
Macklemore and President Obama talked about drug addiction during the president’s weekly address.
- May 14, 2016
In a state where heroin addiction claims two lives a day, it would have been easy to overlook the death of accomplished local musician Justin P. Thouret.
- May 6, 2016
The FBI is traveling to different high schools across the Garden State.
- May 1, 2016
A North Carolina man has been charged in what authorities say is a record seizure of heroin in Salem County.
- April 29, 2016
In order to further HOPE Sheds Light’s mission of spreading hope for recovery to our community, co-founders Steve Willis and Arvo Prima have become certified Recovery Coaches.
- April 21, 2016
The state attorney general’s office will look into the soaring retail price of the heroin overdose antidote Narcan, acting Attorney General Robert Lougy told NJ Advance Media on Monday.
- April 19, 2016