Tag: opioids

Two Bayshore Towns Push for Opioid Education

By Jay Cook | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Ryan Fisher has been fighting drug addiction for almost his entire adult life. Growing up as a young man without his father in...

December 29, 2017 | comments

Overdose and Addiction, And Those Left Behind

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — For Caitlin O’Neil, Aug. 31 seemed like an appropriate time to share the story of her late boyfriend – and to spread the word...

September 10, 2017 | comments

Frank Talk About Opioid Abuse Among Youth

By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN – Put aside those notions of the Rumson-Fair Haven “bubble,” says Fair Haven Police Patrolman William Lagrotteria. The truth of the matter is opioid...

August 11, 2017 | comments

Opioids – The Scourge of The Community

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN — “We know how important addressing this epidemic is,” said Mary Ann Christopher, senior executive for clinical affairs for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

June 23, 2017 | comments

The Truth About Heroin In Monmouth County

By John Sorce | WEST LONG BRANCH – The heroin epidemic in Monmouth County is real and it’s a threat, says former National Football League player Christian Peter. Peter, 44,...

May 11, 2017 | comments

Pallone, Beck Address Growing Heroin and Opioid Abuse Problem

By John Burton From the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. to here in Monmouth County, local legislators on the national and state level are taking a stand on heroin...

May 23, 2016 | comments