Health Chief: NJ needs more methadone to fight OD deaths

Asbury Park Press coverage of the opening of Ocean Monmouth Care, our medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program in Brick, NJ.  Ocean County has consistently been one of the areas of the state hardest hit by the scourge of opioid addiction and overdose fatalities. The new facility will be part of the solution by providing affordable treatment to men and women who are struggling.

In addition, together with the NJ Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Pinnacle Treatment Centers marked Black Balloon Day to commemorate those who have died in the wave of opioid overdose deaths.

Read full article here: https://www.app.com/story/news/investigations/heroin-jersey-shore/2019/03/06/methadone-other-drugs-needed-drop-od-deaths-nj-health-commissioner/3087064002/