Monthly Archives: March 2016


Northwest Bergen Mayors’ group hosts talk on addiction, depression

2017-10-23T22:37:49-04:00March 21st, 2016|

The Town Journal, March 21, 2016 Sometimes, kids get their first taste of opiates at "pill parties" where pills are provided for sampling and peer pressure takes over. Occasionally, it may be just another drug tried after casual use of "gateway" drug such as alcohol or marijuana. But the majority of heroin users start with [...]

Prosecutor hopes to implement program for recovering addicts

2017-10-23T22:38:27-04:00March 12th, 2016|

The Record, March 12, 2016 Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal said Saturday he will follow through on a program to bring recovering heroin addicts to hospitals to counsel overdose victims — a potential strategy to stop them from using again immediately after being rescued with the Narcan antidote. ... Stephanie Reifman, a sophomore at [...]