This packet is designed to provide help and information for people in need of treatment for addiction. This packet is being distributed to people who have been impacted personally by addiction or substance abuse. This information may be helpful to you or to a loved one.
If you have just overdosed, you are at the greatest possible risk of overdosing again. If you have not overdosed, treatment may prevent you from experiencing an overdose or other negative consequences.
The packet contains information on treatment resources for addiction and mental health that can help individuals and their family members.
No – but help is available to stop the destructive cycle of addiction that you may be experiencing.
Yes, the Narcan trainings are really free. Anyone can attend. This is especially helpful for someone who is at risk of an opioid/heroin overdose and/or their friends and family. The sessions are on the first Wednesday and second Thursday of the month (see flyer in packet for details). Attendees will also receive a free Narcan kit and a voucher for free treatment. To sign up, call 908-722-1232.
Even without health insurance, many people with a lower income level are eligible for very low cost or free treatment. Call the NJ Addiction Services Hotline (included in packet) at 1-844-276-2777. They will assess your needs and look at your income to assist in referring you to the best, most-effective treatment option available.
Call the NJ Addiction Services Hotline (included in packet) at 1-844-276-2777. They will assess your needs and link you to a local provider that accepts Medicaid.
Call Medicare at 1-800-633-4227. They will assess your needs and link you to a local provider that accepts Medicare.
Each health insurance company differs in its services. Call the Membership Services telephone number, found on your insurance card, to receive a referral to a local treatment provider that accepts your insurance.
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