Ocean County Health Department

175 Sunset Avenue
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754 - 2191
Toll Free - 800-342-9738
Phone - 732-341-9700

Hours of Operation: 8am -5pm


For information and questions
Contact Us at info@ochd.org


TTY - hearing impaired only!
732-831-6489

 

Public Health

 

Ocean County Animal Facility
Pet of the Week

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Ozzy

Ozzy is a friendly and sweet boy, who loves to be around people.  He is an all around great dog, and gets along with just about everyone, including other dogs, and cats too!  He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on all vaccinations, adopt him today!

Breed: Puggle (Pug/Beagle mix)
Impound #: N14-11-006             Size: Medium, 45 pounds
Age:& years
Sex: Male (N)

 

Email Ocean County Animal Facility

Or call 732-657-8086

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit

Kimberly L. Reilly MA, LPC, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit Coordinator

Kreilly@ochd.org, 732.341.9700, ext. 7536

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Resource Directory

The Alcohol and Drug Unit is a comprehensive resource compromised of a group of dedicated professionals that assist Ocean County residents in overcoming substance abuse or chemical dependency problem. The unit encompasses of the County Alcoholism Coordinator, a Substance Abuse Counselor, a Program Monitor and support staff. The County Municipal Alliance program, which is at the forefront of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) prevention and education efforts, is in county municipalities and functions out of the Alcohol and Drug Unit. The Intoxicated Driving Program for the county also housed at the Ocean County Health Department.

The Alcohol and Drug Unit at the Ocean County Health Department contracts with Substance Abuse agencies in the local community to provide services to Ocean County residents.  The Alcohol and Drug Unit provides services on a continuum of care ranging from detoxification and inpatient to outpatient services. 

Additionally, the Alcohol and Drug Unit contracts for prevention/education each year. 

The County Alliance Steering Subcommittee (CASS) meets at 2:45 pm and The Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA) meets at 4:00 pm the 4th Tuesday of every month (except December).  LACADA is comprised of Freeholder appointed representatives that assess substance abuse in Ocean County.  *These meetings are open public meetings. 

Both meetings take place at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 1623 Whitesville Rd., Toms River.

The PACADA/PAC Annual Conference will be held on November 14, 2014.  Please contact Kimberly Reilly at Kreilly@ochd.org for more information.

 

The following schedule is for the 2014 CASS meetings:

 

Tuesday

 

January 27, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

February 24, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

March 24, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

April 28, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

May 26, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

June 23, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

July 28, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

August 25, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

September 22, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

Tuesday

 

October 27, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

 

 

Friday

 

November 13, 2015

PACADA/PAC Conference

 

8:30 Am - 3:30 PM

 

Tuesday

 

November 24, 2015

 

2:45 PM

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

December 8, 2015

 

Joint Networking Session

 

 

 

1:00 PM

 

 

 

 

The following websites offer excellent information on substance abuse:

http://www.thecommunityguide.org/alcohol/index.html
http://theantidrug.com/
http://abovetheinfluence.com/
http://www.nhtsa.gov/drivesober/

http://www.drugfree.org/
http://www.thecommunityguide.org/alcohol/lawsprohibitingsales.html
http://drugabuse.gov/drugpages/
http://www.samhsa.gov/
http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts.html
http://www.cdc.gov/
http://www.nanj.org/
http://www.nj-al-anon.org/

Any Ocean County residents that have questions or are in need of substance abuse treatment, call 732-341-9700 x7535 for assistance.

Children Impacted by Substance Abuse (CIBSA) - The goal of CIBSA is to raise awareness for the youth of Ocean County who are affected by substance abuse, to empower people to identify children and youth in need of help, and to locate and advocate for  local resources. 

 

Older Adult LACADA -Older Adult LACADA AD-HOC Subcommittee is a group of dedicated professionals, residents and providers whose goal is to provide information to the Ocean County older adult population on alcohol, drugs, tobacco, gambling and other issues to promote their overall health and well-being.