Addicition Services

Gloucester County Division of Addiction Services

The Gloucester County Division of Addiction Services coordinates services for adults and adolescents seeking help for substance use issues.

Addiction Services may include: 

  • Prevention
  • Intervention 
  • Treatment – Detox, Residential, Outpatient
  • Recovery – Halfway house, Med Assisted Treatment, Sober living

Must be a Gloucester County resident, and for many services, meet income eligibility guidelines.

GC Division of Addiction Services also oversees the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA); and it’s two subcommittees - the Provider’s Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (PACADA) and the County Alliance Steering Subcommittee (CASS).  The LACADA is a volunteer board, whose members are appointed by the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Judy Tobia-Johnson
Gloucester County Drug & Alcohol Director
(856) 384-6886

Gloucester County Addictions Task Force

The Gloucester County Addictions Task Force consists of members representing human services, public health, law enforcement, EMS, hospitals, non-profits, faith based, and education.  It also includes individuals in recovery, people who have lost loved ones to addiction, and concerned community members.  The mission of the Addictions Task Force is to increase awareness of drug addictions and its effects on our community, and to promote and support existing programs for the prevention, treatment, and recovery from addiction. 
4th Annual Gloucester County Candlelight Memorial Vigil
On Tuesday, August 27 the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will be hosting the 4th Annual Gloucester County Candlelight Memorial Vigil, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day.  This event aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.  the day also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends, and remembers those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

The vigil will be held at James Atkinson Park, 138 Bethel Mill Rd, Sewell.  Resource tables will be available beginning at 5pm, the vigil program begins at dusk.

If you have a loved one you would like included in the memorial, please click here: 2019VigilForm.pdf

For more information:
Robert Bamford

Free NARCAN Trainings –
The Addictions Task Force, in partnership with Urban Treatment Associates, and the Gloucester County Library System; are hosting free trainings on how to administer Naloxone (Narcan) to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose.  Free kits will be available to attendees. 
For training dates and registration information click here -> 2019 NARCAN Training Schedule

Robert Bamford
Addictions Task Force
(856) 384-6929

Gloucester County Municipal Alliance

The New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) provides funding for township initiatives for the prevention of Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.  Community resident volunteers support prevention efforts and are appointed by the mayors.  Currently, 23 of the 24 municipalities in Gloucester County participate.  Under guidelines, Municipal Alliances plan and implement prevention programs to meet their community needs.

Mary Beth Monroe
GC Municipal Alliance Coordinator
(856) 384-6887   


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1-844-REACH-NJ (732-2465)

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NJ Connect for Recovery Hotline

Alcoholics Anonymous - South Jersey

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1-856-651-7553 x40011