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The Role of the Church in NJ’s Addiction Crisis

April 29 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

NEW JERSEY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

ISSUES & ACTION 2017

The Role of the Church In New Jersey’s Addiction Crisis

Keynote Speaker: Governor Jim McGreevey’s remarks will focus on the role that addiction plays in contributing to New Jersey’s prison population.

Workshops will include:

  • The Basics of Opioids, Dr. Robert Eilers, Medical Director, NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • How to do Outreach into the Community, Rev. Joyce Phipps, Esq. and Canon Clara Gregory, Co-Chairs, NJCC Public Policy Group
  • The Criminal Justice System and Opioids, Charles Boyer, Founder, Salvation and Social Justice
  • Addiction Issues and Public Policy, Roseanne Scotti, Director, NJ Drug Policy Alliance

To register, email office@njcouncilofchurches.org $15* in advance (payment can be made at the door)
$20* on day of conference *includes morning coffee/bagels and lunch Advance payment can be made by check payable to:
NJCC, P.O. Box 10371,
Trenton, NJ 08650
office@njcouncilofchurches.org  or call 609-577-9787 for more information

 

 

 

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Abiding Presence Lutheran Church
2220 Pennington Rd
Ewing, NJ 08638 United States
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