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, NJ Advance Media for 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[…]

Sussex County anti-drug program celebrates its first anniversary

Coordinated effort to confront local part of national epidemic Published Apr 5, 2017 at 1:17 pm (Updated Apr 5, 2017) By Liam Donovan Newton — Sussex County’s C.L.E.A.R. (Community, Law Enforcement, Addiction, Recovery) program celebrated its first anniversary at a press conference in Newton Municipal Building on Wednesday, March 29. “Everyone benefits when we help[…]

Recovery program makes a difference in its first year

Posted: Mar. 30, 2017 12:01 am It’s going to take a community to tackle the opioid use epidemic, and the Sussex County community is responding to that challenge. Celebrating the first year of the Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery program, organizers and supporters Wednesday lauded the early success of steering persons to recovery from their[…]

C.L.E.A.R. addiction recovery program set for expansion

By Joe Carlson New Jersey Herald Posted: Mar. 30, 2017 12:01 am NEWTON — During the first anniversary celebration for the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery program, Newton Police Chief Michael Richards announced that it would be expanding from his department to departments throughout the county. “We have identified several police departments where[…]