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State of New Jersey
Office of the Governor
PO Box 001
January 7, 2019
Is is our pleasure to welcome everyone to the launch of Central Jersey Family Health Consortium’s Stork program. Thanks to the personalized interactive learning management system CJFHC is supplying to health care providers, mothers, families, and caregivers impacted by opioid addiction will have access to reliable resources for help.
As our state continues to fight the ongoing opioid epidemic, more babies than ever are being born with opioid addictions. The illicit use of these drugs affects mothers and babies in every part of our state. Through hard work, ingenuity, and compassion, CJFHC is making real progress every day toward alleviating the suffering brought by opioid addition. Thanks to efforts like yours, New Jersey is becoming a national leader in combatting the opioid epidemic.
On behalf of our administration, we extend gratitude to all of you for the amazing work you do. We wish you the best for a successful event.
Our very best,
Philip D. Murphy
Tammy S. Murphy
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