EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick is in full support of the Middlesex County initiative to manage, control, and defeat the opioid abuse crisis currently faced by county residents. According to a report issued by the New Jersey State Attorney General last year, Middlesex County's Edison, Middlesex, Old Bridge, and Woodbridge were among the top 30 towns in the state producing record numbers of drug abuse.
A live Town Hall meeting, co-sponsored by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Township of East Brunswick, East Brunswick Alliance, East Brunswick Public Schools and 1450 WCTC Talk Radio, will be held at the Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center (Hammarskjold Middle School), 200 Rues Lane, East Brunswick, on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Doors open at 6:30 pm with the event taking place between 7pm and 9pm.
Middlesex County residents are invited to join the conversation on the national opioid epidemic as the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey continues its Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series.
Organized with the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the town hall series focuses on the issue of prescription drug dependency and heroin abuse and includes collaboration from hundreds of local prevention and treatment organizations, as well as local and county law enforcement, government and medical community leaders.
Guest speakers will include the Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey along with other experts.
For additional information visit http://knockoutopioidabuse.drugfreenj.org/