New Jersey Attorney General and Summit resident Christopher Porrino will speak at The East Central District Walk Out on Drugs, beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Gazebo (Echo Lake Drive off Mill Lane) in Mountainside's Echo Lake Park. Given he proliferation of cheap and plentiful illegal narcotics across the nation and in New Jersey -- and with the alarming rise in deaths due to drug overdose -- we have incorporated a 'Talk on Drugs' featuring a number of speakers who will detail the effects of drugs on you, your body, your family and friends. You will not want to miss this as the information you receive may well help you save the life of a loved one.
State AG and Summit Resident Porrino Speaks at Elks' 'Walk Out on Drugs' May 7
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By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONJune 20, 2018
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By CHRISTOPHER REARDONJune 18, 2018
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By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONJune 18, 2018
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By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONJune 15, 2018
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that trained counselors at NJ Hopeline will provide confidential, anonymous guidance for people who may be having suicidal thoughts, or who know someone at risk.
NJHopeline may be contacted 24/7 by phone at 855-654-6735 or by live chat at njhopeline.com.
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By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONJune 14, 2018
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