Cheers…to more police departments

Cheers and Jeers, Nov. 14 Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 12:01 am Cheers … To more police departments in the county coming aboard the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) program serving as intake centers for those seeking assistance to break their drug addiction. By the end of the month, six police departments —[…]

6 more police forces get C.L.E.A.R. in opioid fight

By David Danzis New Jersey Herald Posted: Nov. 10, 2017 12:15 am An additional six police departments in Sussex County have agreed to become a part of a community-focused effort in combating the local drug epidemic through recovery. The Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery, or C.L.E.A.R., program announced that police departments in Andover[…]

CLEAR introduced into Vernon

BY VERA OLINSKI PUBLISHED OCT 16, 2017 AT 3:31 PM (UPDATED OCT 18, 2017) VERNON — The Community, Law Enforcement, Addiction, and Recovery (CLEAR) program roll out was introduced, Oct. 11, at the Vernon Coalition meeting. Newton Police Chief Michael Richards and Vernon Township Police Chief Randy Mills explained the CLEAR program is intended to help[…]

Addiction recovery program shows results in first year

Posted: Jul. 30, 2017 12:01 am Celebrating its first year in operation, the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery program is comfortable, and justifiably so, adding on the tagline “Hope begins here.” Statistics shared last week at a first anniversary gathering of founders, workers, supporters, partners and clients of C.L.E.A.R. provided a clear picture[…]

New initiative allows people to surrender drugs, get free help

By Marisa Iati miati@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com People struggling with addiction can now give up their drugs without being arrested and get access to free recovery services through a new Union County initiative meant to combat New Jersey’s opioid epidemic. Authorities will screen county residents who want to participate and let eligible citizens surrender their drugs and[…]