Opioids

Narcan Training

Narcan Training

Learn what to do in case of an overdose and how to administer the lifesaving, overdose reversal agent known as Naloxene or Narcan. Narcan is the antidote to an opioid overdose and you can get your kit for free.

Dying In Vein: The Opiate Generation - Viewing & Panel Discussion

Dying In Vein: The Opiate Generation - Viewing & Panel Discussion

Dying in Vein is a deeply personal exploration of opiate and heroin addiction through a cinéma vérité style that drops you directly into the lives of an addict in recovery, a couple trying to get clean, a family grieving the loss of their son, and an Emergency Room Physician trying to save one patient at time. Through these stories...

Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving Team Highlights Potential Dangers of Using Prescription Meds

Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving Team Highlights Potential Dangers of Using Prescription Meds

PROJECT KNO-PIOID: Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving team/class has chosen to raise awareness of the potential dangers of using prescription meds.  They are an impressive group of students! Take a look at the...

Lock Your Rx Stock: Help Prevent Drug Abuse

Lock Your Rx Stock: Help Prevent Drug Abuse

When there are any visitors in your house, your medicine cabinet can be open game for drug thieves. In fact, 70% of drug addicts reported that they started their addiction to prescription medications from family, friends and strangers’ medicine cabinets.

MMA Town Hall Meeting: Heroin Epidemic Video Presentation

MMA Town Hall Meeting: Heroin Epidemic Video Presentation

Thank you for visiting the MMA and we're now proud to present the full-length video of our 2015 Town Hall Meeting which discusses the Heroin Epidemic we are grappling with in Northern NJ and within Bergen County.

Prescription Drug and Heroin Epidemic - Education Program

Prescription Drug and Heroin Epidemic - Education Program

A dramatic increase in overdose deaths and the abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers have become an epidemic. In Mahwah, like other municipalities in New Jersey and across the nation, we are facing an urgent public health crisis in overdose deaths, and the abuse of heroin and other prescription pain killers.

Teenage Drug Epidemic - A Town Hall Meeting

Teenage Drug Epidemic - A Town Hall Meeting

Special Agent Jay Flaherty will be moderating this discussion / Q&A on the teenage drug epidemic in Northern NJ. Parents will have the opportunity to send in their questions ahead of time for the panel to answer.

The Jeff Yalden Experience – An “Ah-Ha!” moment for Teens & Parents!

The Jeff Yalden Experience – An “Ah-Ha!” moment for Teens & Parents!

Jeff is a professional teen and parent communicator and understands teens and their behaviors.  Jeff’s popular messages include topics like violence, bullying, mental health, suicide, drugs and alcohol, respect, and choices. 

Chris Herren: Basketball Junkie

Chris Herren: Basketball Junkie

Chris Herren is former NBA basketball player, motivational speaker, author and sobriety advocate who struggled with substance abuse for much of his basketball career.