A new strategy is necessary to inform people of the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping and dispel the rumors that it is safer than cigarettes. The business model of marketing e-cigarettes to our youth is a multi-million dollar business that ignores the serious health hazards that are inherent with this habit.
Today our children are using the internet and social media in almost every facet of their lives. While the internet may make our lives easier and is beneficial in many ways it also comes with many inherent dangers that as parents we must familiarize ourselves with to protect our children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please join us for a conversation and panel discussion on the realities of underage drinking. This is the first Mahwah town hall meeting discussing teenage drinking and it will be an informative evening.
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 Sefcik family will share their pain over losing their son T.J. They will discuss their experiences, help families to recognize signs of teen depression and give advice and information to help other families better understand teens in crisis.