The Division of Public Health
administers programs to address the problems of drug and alcohol abuse.
Abuse Services - The Division of Public Health receives state funding
to ensure the availability of treatment services, particularly for the
indigent. Services include detoxification, inpatient and outpatient services,
halfway house programs, and substance abuse education. Residents in need
of these services should call 645-5945 or 645-5932 for referral and possible
|HEAL LIVES, FAMILES AND OUR
Would you be interested in a substance
abuse screening for yourself or a loved one?
Atlantic County residents can schedule an appointment,
at no charge, for a confidential substance abuse screening.
Atlantic County has access to all of the available assessment
and substance abuse treatment programs.
Substance use disorders are treatable
Call to schedule a screening today!
Further information and referrals are available.
While Intoxicated (DWI) Offenders Program - Anyone convicted of "Driving
Under the Influence" must attend a 12 hour or 48 hour Intoxicated
Driver program conducted by the Division of Public Health. The program
is court-mandated and in lieu of a jail term. The programs are held in
the Shoreview Building, 101 Shore Road in Northfield. For more information
County Alliance for the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse - The
Atlantic County Alliance oversees and provides advice and support to 18
Municipal Alliances, representing 22 municipalities within the county.
Municipal Alliances, through state funding, provide grass roots substance
abuse prevention programming within their communities. These programs
address needs identified by the community specifically for each municipality.
In Atlantic County, over 250 volunteers work within our municipalities
to administer, fund and/or run 164 substance abuse prevention programs.
To find out who your local Alliance Chairperson is, call the County Alliance
Coordinator at 645-5932. Click here to visit the
for Youth - TRY-IT Program