New Jersey's
Drug Addiction
Crisis

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in New Jersey.

700%

Rise

In the last decade, admission to drug treatment programs has risen 700%. 1

6,000

Overdoses

There have been almost 6,000 deaths from drug overdose since 2004. 2

3x

National Rate

The rate of heroin overdose in New Jersey is 3x the national average. 3

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