WNBC News 4 reports on a new initiative in Bergen County to counter the growing problem of heroin addiction. The Bergen County Prosecutor and County Police have partnered with Bergen Regional Medical Center to help stem the growth in heroin addiction by offering offenders the choice to go to medical detox before facing the criminal justice system to help break the addiction cycle. Read more about BRMC and Operation Helping Hand.
NorthJersey.com (The Record) reports on Operation Helping Hand which offered help for those caught up in the heroin addiction epidemic. After an arrest, alleged users are offered help — the chance to enter a five-day detox program run by Bergen Regional Medical Center before facing the criminal justice system. Read more how BRMC’s medical detox program is helping to get help to those who need it.