There is no topic that is dominating Monmouth and Ocean County headlines more than the drug abuse and addiction problem in our area.

One of the controversial topics that inevitably comes up in conversation on this topic is the debate on legalizing marijuana and whether or not it is a gateway drug. We asked Dr. Russell Ferstandig his thoughts on the topic. See his response in the video below.

As this incredibly serious problem grips Monmouth and Ocean Counties, we are providing you as much information as possible. Stay up to date on all the latest news and information at the Drug Abuse Awareness and Treatment page.