Ocean County Overdose Response Resources


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Narcan Training & Education




In January 2015 the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services developed the Interim Managing Entity (IME), now known as the UBHC IME Addictions Access CenterThe program is designed to assure effective access to treatment for New Jersey residents who seek treatment for their substance use disorder (SUD).
An individual who calls the program’s toll-free number, 844-276-2777 for a referral to treatment will be provided with assistance and support on a 24/7/365 basis. Program staff provides a coordinated point of entry for those seeking treatment for a SUD. Clients calling the program will be screened and referred to an addiction treatment provider by a warm handoff whenever possible. IME Addictions Access Center staff will assist callers to find the right provider for their needs and help them navigate the substance abuse treatment network.
The program’s Care Coordination staff offers assistance when clients encounter barriers to treatment such as waiting time for admission to treatment or a lack of transportation. Care Coordination staff works to resolve those barriers to care. In addition, program staff provides recovery support during the period of barrier resolution.
The program also provides utilization management and authorizes the most appropriate treatment that addresses the client’s clinical needs. Within the authorization process, the utilization management staff ensures that individuals receive the right level of care, at the right intensity of service, for the right duration of time.
 Call 844-276-2777, the toll-free number 24/7/365 for a referral to addiction treatment

If you are an Ocean County resident without health insurance coverage and are interested in receiving substance use treatment services, please contact 732-341-9700 Ext: 7538.
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is providing life-saving substance use treatment to those without health insurance. To read more about the program, click here  

This response plan is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a grant award funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, or constitute an endorsement by, CDC/HHS or the U.S. Government.