Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Disease of Addiction

More on Disease of Addiction

Oct 18 2019
News Release

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $3,012,099 in funding to address the opioid crisis, reducing youth homelessness and implementing neighborhood outreach programs. The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Jun 26 2019
In The News
As vice-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction Task Force, one of the largest bipartisan groups in Congress, I will keep shining a light on the fact that addiction is a medical condition – not a moral or criminal issue.
Jun 25 2019
News Release
"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."
Jun 19 2019
News Release
"Today, we took action to fund quality education for our children and grandchildren, and we strengthened workers’ rights and safety to help correct the growing gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers."
Jun 11 2019
News Release
"While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking and companies aren’t fully complying with the law."
May 22 2019
News Release
"While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking. Insurance companies can get away with not following parity laws, even though lives are on the line. We can and must do more."
Apr 25 2019
News Release
"The Center for Family Services and its AmeriCorps programs provide opportunities for individuals to give back to the world around them and help their neighbors. Thanks to these grants, our streets will be cleaner, our roads will be safer and our economy will continue to grow."
Feb 21 2019
News Release
"Community health centers play an important role in ensuring there’s access for all. Plus, centers like Project H.O.P.E. are helping the ever-increasing number of our neighbors struggling with the disease of addiction."
Feb 8 2019
News Release
"Just like so many of our friends and family members, tens of thousands of veterans are unfortunately battling addiction and they certainly deserve access to the care they need and have earned."
Jan 9 2019
News Release
“We took positive steps in the last Congress to help our friends and neighbors. Now, we need to build upon those successes and vote to increase mental health and addiction funding because one preventable death is too many.”