August 1, 2017, Brick, NJ – Today, Seashore Family Services of New Jersey (SFSNJ) announced an expedited application service for admissions.
The Medicine Drop Box is available during business hours on the first floor of the Ocean County Justice Complex, 120 Hooper Ave.
A recent round-table discussion held by the bi-partisan heroin task force in Washington focused on finding addiction treatment for our children.
A growing number of New Jersey residents are seeking treatment for mental health issues. Unfortunately, there’s already a shortage of psychiatrists in the Garden State, and experts say the problem is getting worse.
The township is collecting school supplies for children in need. See how you can help.
Fourteen years ago, the death of Faheem Williams, a 7-year-old Newark boy in a troubled home that was supposed to have been overseen by DYFS, the state Division of Youth and Family Services, sent shock waves through the system and has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars being spent to overhaul the child welfare system in New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials to access its prescription drug monitoring database without a court order, pitting patient rights to privacy against the government’s ability to investigate so-called doctor shopping.
As the opioid painkiller and heroin abuse epidemic continues in New Jersey, a growing number of youth drug programs are being offered. But experts say supply is not keeping up with demand. Pat Campbell, director of the group Families Matter, says part of the problem is adolescents are starting to use drugs at an earlier age."It used to be maybe 13 or 14, guys and gals beginning to smoke marijuana, but now sometimes we get clients as young as 10".