Statistics

Based on the most recent data made available through The New Jersey Department of Human Services Substance Abuse Overview for the year 2014

The overdose rate in New Jersey is three times that of the National average

Those who sought treatment in Monmouth County New Jersey:

  • Primary Drug
  • Alcohol – 31%
  • Heroin -39%
  • Other Opiates – 7%
  • Cocaine – 5%
  • Marijuana – 15%
  • Other Drugs – 3%
  • Intravenous Drug Users – 30%
  • 60% of clients who received treatment were diagnosed with Mental Illness/Co-Occurring Disorder.
  • 40% of private Insurance opiate related hospitalizations don’t receive any follow up services.
  • In 2015, 21.7 million people aged 12 or older needed Substance Abuse Treatment, only 11% received treatment at a specialized facility.

Nationally

Based on the CBHSQ report provided by SAMSHA, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration for the year 2015.