Warren County

Addiction Awareness Task Force

Together, we can beat addiction in our County!

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The following are links to services provided by the Committee

Please take advantage of the following information to improve the wellbeing of our community in Warren County, NJ.

Click above to learn the signs, symptoms and effects of drug addiction.

Click above to access county resources about how to deal with addiction.

Click above to learn about our team and how their experience is helping to change drug addiction.

 

About Us

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The misuse of and addiction to opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers is a serious global problem that affects the health, social, and economic welfare of all societies and is quickly reaching epidemic proportions. The effects of this “epidemic” has had a substantive impact on Warren County, New Jersey. The consequences of this epidemic of misuse have been devastating and are on the rise. Lives are lost on a weekly basis, and the lives of family and friends are destroyed even more rapidly. While many State, County, Municipal and Private organizations struggle to serve our communities and our citizen’s needs by helping to prevent and treat the misuse of these dangerous substances, there is a demonstrated need to identify local resources and funding required to meet the demand.

 

It is for this reason that the Warren County Addiction Awareness Task Force was established. This volunteer organization has been established to address the increase in heroin and opioid drug abuse problem and addiction epidemic in Warren County.

 

Our Mission

 

We help to change lives by organizing and empowering local organizations to prevent substance abuse and its related problems at home, school and work with proven, practical resources, prevention education, treatment and recovery support services.

Our Vision

To be Warren County’s source of Focus for substance misuse prevention, education treatment and recovery support resources.

 

Warren County

Opioid Impact by the Numbers

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15

Deaths in Warren

36

Overdoses in Warren

1,901

Deaths in NJ

33,000

Deaths Nationwide

Data provided by the Warren County Government and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Email & Phone:

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Address

165 County Route 519 South
Belvidere, New Jersey 07823

NJ Addiction Hotline

 1-800-238-2333