Increase access to addiction medicines / Letter to the Editor, NJ.com When you last heard from me, I called on Congress to stop sitting on a bill to save lives. I’m thrilled that the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act was finally passed out of a House committee in May. It may move for a floor Read More »
We did it! We are three steps closer to saving lives from preventable overdose and expanding access to evidence-based treatments. Over the last year and a half we’ve come together to host community events, met with elected officials and worked to win expanded access to the lifesaving overdose reversal drug Naloxone and Medication Assisted Treatment.
End Overdose NOW! Tell Your Reps to End Overdose and Expand Access to Treatment SEND A LETTER Imagine a world where we have what we need to overcome our challenges, where we can get and stay well. The truth is life is hard. We all struggle with something and for many this includes addiction.Please take Read More »
Kill the X-Waiver! Tell Congressman Pallone to Expand Access to Medication Assisted Treatment. SIGN NOW As loved ones, people in recovery, and people who use drugs united to end the overdose crisis, we are calling on our NJ Congressional Representatives to support the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act (HR 1384) which would eliminate the outdated and Read More »
Preventable Overdoses by Danielle Hagler – Sandpaper 09/23/20 To the Editor: Too many of our friends, family members and neighbors are dying unnecessarily. I am writing to urge all New Jerseyans to take action and help stop the opioid overdose crisis. In New Jersey alone we lose 10-plus people per day. Since the pandemic started, Read More »