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Division of Public Health

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Stillwater Building
201 South Shore Road
Northfield, N.J. 08225
Phone: 609-645-5935
Fax: 609-645-5931
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Substance Abuse Services

The Division of Public Health administers programs to address the problems of drug and alcohol abuse.

Substance 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 financial assistance.

HEAL LIVES, FAMILIES AND OUR COMMUNITY

FamilyWould 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 diseases. Call to schedule a screening today! 609-645-5932
Further information and referrals are available.

Driving 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 call 645-5932.

Atlantic 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 Alliance webpage.

Services for Youth - TRY-IT Program