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Somerville Hospital Launches Opioid Overdose Recovery Program

November 3, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office launched the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program Thursday at the Somerville campus.

 Managed by RWJBarnabas Health’s Institute for Prevention, the OORP’s goal is to provide recovery support services for those individuals reversed from an opioid overdose with ...

October is National Audiology Awareness Month – Catching Hearing Loss Early Promotes Early Development

EDISON, NJ -  Arav Naik is your average toddler, talking, playing, and curious about the world around him.  Two and a half years ago, however, his future looked very different.  His parents, Mahesh and Shantala, of Edison, NJ, look back at his first few months, grateful for the fast action by the audiology team at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

“Arav did not ...

Piscataway Police to hold Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 28

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Piscataway Police Department will host a special drop-off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 for residents to safely dispose of old prescription medications.

“National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” is an event intended to help cut back on prescription drug abuse. A drop box is available at the Piscataway Police ...

Spotswood Office On Aging To Host Medicare Presentation

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Office on Aging is hosting a presentation on Medicare Open Enrollment on Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. The event will include a presentation by Mary McGeary, the Director of State Health Insurance Assistance Program at the New Jersey Division of Aging Services.

McGeary's presentation will explain the basis of Medicare's Open Enrollment period as well ...

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East Brunswick: Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Continues its Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series

November 16, 2017

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 ...