MORRISTOWN, NJ - The HOPE ONE van will be stationed on the Morristown Green today, June 1, from 9am - 2pm. The team was temporarily suspended in March due to the pandemic but is now back to providing in person help to those who need it.
The HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police tactical operations is now a mobile recovery access vehicle. The vehicle, which has trained staff on site, provides individuals with information about rehab, detox services, mental health services, recovery services. The team, wearing protective masks and gear, will also be offering free Narcan training.
The van, which is decorated with a purple ribbon to signify recovery, is a unique way to blend law enforcement and social services in helping to prevent drug overdoses and deaths.