The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office plans to participate in drug epidemic programs being held in Randolph and Florham Park this week.
The objective of the programs is to raise awareness of the heroin and prescription drug epidemic that has caused thousands of deaths and destroyed countless lives in NJ and throughout the United States. The National Institute on Drug Abuse has indicated that there were more than 64,000 fatal heroin and opioid overdoses in the US last year. In NJ, there were more than 1,900 fatal drug overdoses in 2016.
The Randolph Police Department and the Florham Park Police Department will be holding separate forums this week to highlight the drug epidemic in Morris County and to answer questions from local residents and community members about how to deal with drug addiction.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will be involved in the programs.
For more information, go to the NJ.com article, “Prosecutors Office to Take Part in Heroin, Opioid Programs in Randolph, Florham Park.”