Mahwah Awarded $300,000 U.S. Department of Justice Grant to Fight Opioid Addiction
Mahwah Police Chief Batelli was celebrating a $300,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant - one of only two granted in New Jersey - which he expects will allow his department to broaden its drug-related services to the public in conjunction with the Mahwah Municipal Alliance. https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/mahwah/2018/11/07/mahwah-nj-cops-use-grant-look-window-help-addicts/1819772002/
The 2018 MMA Junior Police Academy Graduation Video
Mahwah High School Project Kno-pioid Public Service Announcement
http://www.mahwahalliance.org/ - According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 53,000 people died in 2017 from opioid related overdoses -- that's one person every ten minutes. One in four teens has misused or abused prescription medication. ~ Brought to you by the students in Project Kno-pioid of Mahwah High School
Heroin Addiction Recovery Team (HART) Program Piloted in Mahwah, NJ
http://www.mahwahalliance.org/ - At three police stations in Bergen County, addicts [are now able] to turn over any drugs they might have and enter a recovery program without facing criminal charges. Under the county's Heroin Addiction Recovery Team, or HART, program, walk-in hours will be offered one day per week at Mahwah, Paramus and Lyndhurst police departments.
Narcan Training for Heroin & Opiate Overdose
The Mahwah Municipal Alliance has partnered with Valley Hospital of Ridgewood, NJ to bring awareness of and training for Naloxone (Narcan) administration to help save lives during Heroin overdose and painkiller overdoses.
REBOUND: The Chris Herren Story
Monday, October 3, 2016 @ The Bradley Center Arena 7 p.m. Chris Herren, a basketball legend from Fall River, Massachusetts, dreamed of one day playing for his hometown team, the Boston Celtics.
2016 Junior Police Academy
The kids and officers head to Mountain Creek Water Park in Vernon, NJ to get Wet and Wild! ~ Day 3 of the 2016 Junior Police Academy ~ Check it out!! Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
Trailer: Digitally Distracted
Full Seminar: Digitally Distracted
http://mahwahalliance.org - Kids today are spending an average of 8 to 9 hours in front of electronic devices. These are affecting our children in some ways we're not even aware of. Watch our presentation to learn more.
Prescription opioid abuse has been growing nationwide. Now with cheaper Heroin available, it's led to an epidemic in NJ. Visit our website to learn more.
Trailer: Rx Drug & Heroin Epidemic Town Hall
See the trailer for our Town Mall Meeting focusing on the rising Heroin problem in northern New Jersey. The MMA is an organization of community volunteers and local police who provide age appropriate teaching about tobacco, drug and alcohol abuse, avoiding violence as a means of conflict resolution, building self-esteem, and showing the consequences of positive decision making.
Full Presentation: Rx Drug & Heroin Epidemic Town Hall
Watch the full 2 hour presentation of our Town Mall Meeting discussion focusing on the rising Heroin problem in northern New Jersey. The MMA is an organization of community volunteers and local police focusing efforts on student growth and helping our kids make better decisions.
NBC Today Show: Chief Batelli and Carolyn Blake talk about how to monitor your child's online behavior and keep them safe from suspicious people whom they don't know.