Press Releases : substance use disorder

AG Platkin Announces Launch of Program to Assist Non-Violent Offenders Overcoming Substance Use Disorder in Paterson

Opt for Help and Hope is a prosecutor-led diversion program that offers people who commit low-level, non-violent crimes the opportunity to overcome substance use disorder. Paterson is the first of six New Jersey cities to launch this pilot program.

AG Platkin and the New Jersey State Police Announce $800,000 in Federal Grant Funding to Expand Operation Helping Hand to Aid Those Battling Substance Use Disorders

NJSP offers more opportunities to promote personal recovery and help heal families and communities touched by addiction For Immediate Release: June 26, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNew Jersey State Police- Colonel Patrick...

AG Platkin Announces Multidisciplinary Public Safety Innovation Working Group

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney General For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Rob RowanOAGpress@njoag.gov TRENTON – Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced the creation of a...