Where to go for Help
If you need help regarding alcohol or drug addiction in New Jersey, please call the Addictions Hotline at 1-844-276-2777.

Alcohol Screening

Is the way or amount I drink harming my health? Should I cut down on my drinking?

Three Anti-Craving Medication Options for Treating Opioid Dependence

“I wish that all families would at least consider investigating medication-assisted treatment and reading about what’s out there,” says Alicia Murray, DO, Board Certified Addiction Psychiatrist. “I think, unfortunately, there is still stigma about medications. But what we want people to see is that we’re actually changing the functioning of the patient.”

College Drinking Prevention

A “resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.”


IMPACT NJ is a statewide coalition with funding from a Drug-Free Communities grant whose mission is to transform communities through place-based prevention that encourages all youth to avoid alcohol, marijuana and other drugs and to become successful adults.  

New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

The mission of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is to promote the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and support the recovery of individuals affected by the chronic disease of addiction.

New Jersey Prevention Network

A statewide public health agency (501 c3) working to create healthier communities statewide by reducing the burden of substance abuse, addiction and other chronic disease(s).

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey

The mission of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is, simply, to "unsell" drugs to the people of New Jersey - especially our young people.

Stop Alcohol Abuse is a comprehensive portal of federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA is a federal program aimed to help communities understand that young people are much less likely to have mental health and substance use problems when they have positive activities to do and when caring adults are involved in their lives.

Time to Act

If you suspect or know your child is using drugs or alcohol, it is important to take action right away. You have already taken an important step by visiting this website to learn more. So don't give up.

Too Smart To Start

Substance Abuse Mental health Services Administration website to guide parents of teens and tweens for alcohol prevention.

NJ Childhood Drinking Coalition

The NJ Childhood Drinking Coalition promotes efforts to prevent underage drinking.

A parent resource for substance abuse 


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with these resources to prevent drug abuse among college students.