RAHWAY, NJ - With the leadership of New Jersey’s United States Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey invited the Rahway Prevention Coalition and recognized Mayor Samson Steinman for attending as they welcomed United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to New Jersey for a Forum on Addiction and Healing on August 8, 2016. Joined by Under Secretary for Health at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and moderated by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, Surgeon General Murthy, Senators Menendez and Booker, addressed New Jersey’s Heroin and Opioid Abuse Crisis at this forum.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Speaks in New Jersey
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