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Addiction Help Is Within Reach
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"We need to treat addiction as a disease and not a moral failing." - Governor Chris Christie
"We need to treat addiction as a disease and not a moral failing." - Governor Chris Christie
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If you’re worried about yours, a family member’s or a friend’s drug use, know that help is available. Learning about the nature of drug abuse and addiction—how it develops, what it looks like, and why it can have such a powerful hold—will give you a better understanding of the problem and how to recover. Nobody is alone.

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In September 2014, Governor Christie and Pastor Joe A. Carter of Newark’s New Hope Baptist Church hosted a summit on drug addiction. The event acted as a call to action and conversation – bringing together public leaders, treatment professionals and advocates, and survivors of drug addiction – focused on ending the stigma around drug addiction and treatment.

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