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Strive Health of New Jersey Cosponsors Sports Injury Seminar at Englewood Health

Injuries happen in youth sports which is why it's important for parents and students to learn how to manage pain after a serious injury. Nationally, the majority of students who are injured playing sports are treated with opioid prescription pain medication which are addictive. To help educate the community on sports injuries and pain management, Strive Health of New Jersey,… Read More
Corporate wellness programs can help lower drug use in the workplace

Corporate Wellness Programs Can Help Rising Drug Use in the Workplace

As more states legalize use of marijuana, it may not be surprising that use of the drug at the workplace is rising. Since 2014, numbers have increased 16% according to a study from drug test provider Quest Diagnostics. Alarmingly, use of cannabis is up 24% over the last five years in safety sensitive jobs, like airline pilots and train operators.… Read More

Children’s Mental Health Disorders a ‘True Public Health Crisis’

It’s May 10, 2019 a single week in which we have witnessed two fatal school shootings, one in a classroom in the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and one at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a K-12 outside Denver, Colorado, only minutes from Columbine High School. Events that were once unthinkable have become a regular part of our lives and… Read More
Governor Janet Mills of Maine, who has made fighting the opioid crisis her top priority. Expanded awareness, care, and funding in the form of Medicaid expansion will strengthen addiction rehab efforts.

New Maine Governor Makes Opioid Epidemic Top Target

The state of Maine has a new Governor, Janet Mills, inaugurated January 2, and the opioid crisis is her top priority. No sooner was she sworn in did Mills declare her plans for comprehensive action to fight the crisis in the state. Maine has consistently and tragically been in the top 10 in per capita numbers of opioid-related deaths and… Read More

Strive Paramus Will be Part of New Jersey’s Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day on October 6

A key part of the unique holistic treatment offered by Strive is our partnership with the communities in which we work.  As part of this community connection, Strive Paramus will be an enthusiastic participant in New Jersey's third annual Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day on October 6.   The day has seen 10,000 or more people mobilized state-wide to hold educational events, distribute pamphlets and… Read More

Gary Demetre Josebeck

Gary Demetre Josebeck June 4, 1992 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 26) Gary Demetre Josebeck, 26, the artist, activist and advocate behind Art for Recovery and Transformation passed away on Wednesday July 4, 2018. Gary (or Demetre, as he was known in the art community) lost his battle with the demons of substance abuse. He was kind, passionate and hard working. No matter… Read More