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As of October 1, 2017, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services has been transferred to the NJ Department of Health. To access updated information related to the division’s programs and services, please go to http://nj.gov/health/integratedhealth.
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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This training video is for those who want to assist others experiencing an opioid overdose by providing emergency assistance to them and by giving them intranasal naloxone, the overdose antidote. After viewing the video and other information, individuals may ask their physicians/advance practice nurses about getting a prescription for naloxone (they can also be referred to this website for information about prescribing the drug and the intranasal applicator.  NOTE:  The live training for overdose responders that is mentioned in this webinar is not yet available.  Information about the live training will be posted on this site when it is announced shortly.


Overdose Responder Training

Overdose Responder Training:  Emergency Response and Naloxone Use
(Viewing Options:  YouTube or .mp4)

Transcript for the Overdose Reponder Training:  Emergency Response and Naloxone Use

 
 
Information for Prescribers

Information for Prescribers
Overdose Prevention Resources
DMHAS Contracted Opioid Overdose Prevention Agencies
DMHAS Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)

 
 
Training

Free Trainings are available in all 3 regions of the state, as noted below.


Northern Region 

Lakeland YMCA, Mountain Lakes 11/16/17
Trinitas CORE Building, Elizabeth 11/29/17


Central Region

Another Door Opens for Recovery, Trenton 11/9/17
Hopewell Township Public Library, Ewing 11/15/17
Second Baptist Church, Mt. Holly  12/12/17
JSAS Healthcare, Neptune - Every Tuesday & Wednesday


Southern Region

Pleasantville City Hall Pleasntville  11/20/17
Cape Assist, Wildwood 11/28/17
Living Proof Recovery Center, Voorhees 1st Tuesday of the Month
Urban Treatment Associates - Eng, Camden
Urban Treatment Associates - Sp, Camden

 

 

 
 
Family Education Groups

NJ Connect for Recovery 1-855-652-3737





 
 
 
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