New Jersey has more than 650,000 people who are dependent on or abuse drugs and alcohol each year. Also, like many states in the Northeast and other parts of the country, there has been a spike in the number of people in New Jersey dying from an opiate overdose. Something more must be done to remedy this, both on an individual level as well as statewide.
Facts & Stats
Resources & Facts for New Jersey Addiction Intervention
There are about 75,000 people in New Jersey who make it into a substance abuse treatment program in New Jersey each year. Although this is a higher percentage than the national average it is still far too few compared to the number of users. There is also too many of those people being routed to outpatient programs, including the thousands of people in New Jersey taking daily opioid replacement drugs.
If you ‘re seeking help for a loved one in New Jersey, we can assist you. Find out more about intervention specialists by reviewing the list of local professionals or contact us to speak with a treatment and intervention counselor.