Fentanyl Information

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      What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful, synthetic opioid 50 to 100x more potent than morphine. It is primarily used to treat patients with severe pain, and can be ... More

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    Camden County 2021 Remembrance Vigil On August 31, 2021, Community members gather for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those we’ve lost to the disease of addiction and to raise ... More

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    Addiction Awareness Task Force Members   Appointments John Pellicane William Townsend Anne Walters Reappointments Marianne Aleardi Ann Donovan Biondi Patti DiRenzo Harry Earle, Chief (Retired) William Lynch, RPH Raymond Massi, ... More

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    Addiction Awareness Task Force in the News Camden County launches pilot program to help reduce fentanyl-related deaths Camden County officials have launched a pilot program in the hopes to reduce ... More

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    Current Publications and Reports OPIOID CRISIS Camden County New Jersey 2019 New Jersey Overdose Data Dashboard NJCARES NJ Division of Mental Health & Addiction Reports and Publications  

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    Annual Candlelight Vigil in Remembrance of Overdose Victims In 2014, the Camden County Commissioners hosted the first annual Candlelight Vigil in remembrance of overdose victims. By 2014, 516 individuals lost ... More

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    The Camden County Board of Commissioners recently formed an Opiate and Heroin Addiction Awareness Task Force to assist them in promoting addiction awareness and education in Camden County. The task ... More