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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Substance Abuse

Governor Christie Highlights One-Stop Resource for Substance Use Disorders

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Governor Chris Christie

Trenton, NJ, April 25, 2016 ― Advancing his commitment to a smarter, more effective approach in how the State supports individuals with substance use disorders, Governor Chris Christie on Friday visited the Interim Management Entity (IME), a one-stop resource managed through Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care in Piscataway.

The IME, which has been operational since July 1, 2015, coordinates addiction treatment services with statewide providers to ensure accessible and appropriate care.

“Today, someone seeking assistance and looking for addiction resources no longer has to search endlessly for help,” said Governor Christie.  “With our IME call center, we’ve moved away from fragmented treatment options to a single point of entry for individuals in crisis and their families.” Continue reading