These links can lead you to resources regarding behavioral health information and services.
KnowAddiction.nj.gov — This is the featured website for the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse’s (GCADA’s) statewide advertising and awareness campaign, “Addiction Does Not Discriminate.” It helps fight the opiate abuse epidemic by showing that no one is immune to this deadly drug problem, and providing New Jerseyans with information on preventing abuse, recognizing when loved ones are at risk, and finding treatment.
Naloxone Fact Sheet — Naloxone is a prescription medicine that is used to reverse an opioid overdose. Naloxone also goes by the brand names of “Narcan” and “Evzio.” This Fact Sheet is provided by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
NCADD-NJ (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-NJ) Resources for Prevention and Education —NCADD has been promoting addiction and treatment recovery since 1982.
National Insititute on Drug Abuse (NIDa), DrugFacts: Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction — NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
New Jersey Prevention Network — The New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) is a public health agency working to prevent substance abuse, addiction and other chronic diseases by building capacity among professionals, fostering positive collaboration among providers, and strengthening the field of prevention through the use of evidence-based practices and strategies.
Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey — Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s mission is to “unsell” drugs to the people of New Jersey – especially our young people.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — SAMHSA offers comprehensive information prevention and treatment of substance use and mental health disorders.