The addiction to and misuse of opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a national epidemic that continues to take the lives of tens of thousands of Americans each year. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 130 people die every day in the United States after overdosing […]
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Right In Our Backyard Presentation at Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Marlton, New Jersey, 115 Evesboro Medford Rd, Marlton, NJ 08053 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. April 5, 2016
My son, your friend and relative, Justin Matthew Wolfe would have been turning 25 years old on June 11th of this year. His life, however, was cut short at the age of 21 from a heroin overdose on December 19, 2012. Over the past two years, I have worked with Jewish Family & Children’s Service […]
Tragedy from Addiction Inspires Local Father to Give Back to Community with Special Event June 11th In the face of the South Jersey heroin and drug addiction epidemic, this benefit, being held in honor of the late Voorhees student Justin Wolfe, will support addiction awareness, support, and education. Gregg Wolfe is the father of Voorhees […]
Standing next to a photograph of a smiling young man, Voorhees resident Gregg Wolfe told Beth El Hebrew High School teens and their parents about his son Justin’s life before he came into the grips of heroin. An excellent student who loved sports, Justin played soccer, ice and roller hockey and practiced karate. The Eastern High School graduate spent four consecutive summers […]
This article first appeared on sjmagazine.net by Jayne Jacova Feld. http://sjmagazine.net/cover-feature/heroin-in-the-suburbs You might think drug addicts only live in Camden – certainly not in Cherry Hill, Marlton or Moorestown. But you’re wrong. Dead wrong. Gregg Wolfe didn’t know his 21-year-old son Justin was using heroin until the morning he died from an overdose in Wolfe’s […]