Substance Abuse Programs: Opioids
Opioid Resources & Flyers
A lot of useful info available at DrugAbuse.com
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The Mahwah Municipal Alliance offers a community liaison that acts as an advocate for those families and individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse.
Learn about the common types of injuries in young adults including stress fractures, strains & sprains, and the treatment options.
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
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 is former NBA basketball player, motivational speaker, author and sobriety advocate who struggled with substance abuse for much of his basketball career.