HEALTH & WELLNESS

Alzheimer's Seminar Held at Montville Township Library

January 20, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – We’ve all walked into a room and forgotten why, but when changes in thinking and memory start to interfere with daily life, it may be a larger problem. This was the message behind Laura Hawkins of Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s seminar at the Montville Township Public Library on Jan. 11.

Hawkins described dementia as significant impairment to memory, language ...

Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Naloxone Advances

School nurses would be permitted to administer an opioid antidote to a student or staff member who overdoses under legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman and advanced on Jan. 12 by the Senate Education Committee.

S-2635 would also require high schools, and permit any other schools, to maintain a supply of naloxone hydrochloride. The bill provides immunity ...

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Free Narcan Training To Be Held In Montville

February 19, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – New Jersey has been hard hit by the opioid epidemic, and Montville Township is no exception. Montville is reported to be the number one municipality in Morris County for heroin-related deaths in 2016. As noted by Montville Township Mayor Jim Sandham in his “State of Montville” speech, “We think the problem is in other places, but it’s right ...