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1,387 NJ Overdose Deaths Since January 1st, 2019   NJ Naloxone Administrations Since January 1st, 2019   1,017,318 -  NJ Opioid Prescriptions Since January 1st, 2019   New Jersey County Map Warren County Bergen County Sussex County Morris Conuty Middlesex County Hudson County Passaic County Mercer County Union County Hunterdon Cumberland county Gloucester County Camden County Essex County Salem County Monmouth County Cape May County Ocean County Burlington County Somerset County Atlantic County data data by county
*2019 Monthly Reports Suspected
*2018 Monthly Reports Suspected (3,118 deaths)
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Statewide Historic Data
Historic Data (2013-2018)
Statewide 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
1,336 1,304 1,587 2,221 2,737 3,118
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 7,227 10,308 14,356 16,082
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
5,256,462 5,346,517 5,640,864 5,252,333 4,867,130 4,266,645
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2018)
Statewide 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
6,631 6,800 5,590 3,996 3,248 2,857
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,227 861 619 554
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2018
1.69 1.66 1.57 1.69 1.83 2.09
 

DATA BY COUNTY
Atlantic County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
82
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
28,888
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Atlantic County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
84 88 85 171 169 190
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 439 800 955 895
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
241,343 247,839 260,856 240,168 220,025 189,435
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Atlantic County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,266 3,098 3,182 1,566 1,576 1,397
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 616 335 279 297
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.14 1.10 1.04 1.12 1.21 1.40
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Bergen County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
69
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
57,499
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Bergen County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
91 81 85 99 129 157
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 331 457 613 677
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
442,151 446,614 474,269 446,233 413,016 366,699
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Bergen County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,112 11,404 10,906 9,384 7,237 5,966
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,801 2,033 1,523 1,384
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.08 2.07 1.95 2.08 2.26 2.55
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Burlington County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
78
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
40,642
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Burlington County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
70 75 87 96 149 161
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 556 653 914 1,023
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
325,792 333,887 361,681 340,082 309,524 269,195
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Burlington County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
6,412 5,976 5,137 4,647 2,988 2,766
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 804 683 487 435
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.38 1.34 1.24 1.31 1.44 1.65
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Camden County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
161
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
56,786
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Camden County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
160 138 191 200 307 329
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 1,505 1,098 2,493 3,137
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
432,969 445,336 473,204 450,072 415,775 367,679
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Camden County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,188 3,685 2,659 2,535 1,649 1,541
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 337 462 203 162
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.18 1.14 1.07 1.13 1.22 1.38
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Cape May County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
16
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
11,008
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Cape May County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
30 24 32 32 59 47
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 169 226 249 228
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
100,413 100,150 105,264 95,816 87,167 75,622
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Cape May County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3.184 3,955 2,943 2,927 1,579 1,969
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 557 415 374 406
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 0.95 0.95 0.89 0.98 1.07 1.22
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Cumberland County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
37
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
17,459
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Cumberland County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
22 27 38 53 75 113
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 178 283 461 688
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
141,118 144,222 152,874 142,201 133,576 116,128
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Cumberland County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,096 5,781 4,075 2,893 2,023 1,336
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 870 542 329 219
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.11 1.08 1.01 1.08 1.14 1.30
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Essex County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
211
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
46,486
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Essex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
132 114 146 271 370 390
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 481 1,131 1,675 1,613
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
331,097 347,179 387,274 368,828 350,336 304,498
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Essex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
5,961 6,921 5,414 2,925 2,151 2,051
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,643 701 475 496
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.38 2.27 2.04 2.15 2.27 2.63
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Gloucester County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
70
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
31,540
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Gloucester County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
71 51 65 88 123 145
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 452 574 797 674
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
282,090 300,495 294,806 265,057 239,025 206,348
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Gloucester County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
4,081 5,697 4,474 3,303 2,365 2,010
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 643 506 365 432
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.03 0.97 0.99 1.10 1.22 1.41
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Hudson County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
80
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
33,127
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Hudson County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
77 64 107 127 141 184
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 202 476 693 910
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
239,632 257,239 284,176 267,161 252,494 217,694
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Hudson County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
8,535 10,320 6,213 5,267 4,772 3,674
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 3,291 1,405 971 743
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.74 2.57 2.34 2.50 2.67 3.11
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Hunterdon County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
5
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
7,086
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Hunterdon County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
8 12 14 20 22 20
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 58 58 77 75
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
62,314 62,132 65,882 59,559 54,572 47,741
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Hunterdon County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
15,798 10,487 8,957 6,233 5,665 6,236
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,162 2,149 1,619 1663
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.03 2.03 1.90 2.09 2.28 2.61
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Mercer County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
59
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
27,689
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Mercer County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
48 44 59 59 106 147
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 333 388 504 583
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
214,704 223,748 242,195 219,365 200,533 177,328
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Mercer County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,698 8,387 6,243 6,238 3,477 2,516
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,106 949 731 634
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.72 1.65 1.52 1.68 1.84 2.09
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Middlesex County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
84
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
51,987
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Middlesex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
85 114 106 182 235 209
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 535 741 1,142 1,093
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
415,971 410,090 420,999 392,706 371,591 335,385
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Middlesex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
9,669 7,231 7,791 4,538 3,522 3,970
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,544 1,115 725 759
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.98 2.01 1.96 2.10 2.23 2.47
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Monmouth County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
82
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
50,458
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Monmouth County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
85 111 122 164 172 221
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 453 714 671 968
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
426,892 428,833 431,993 401,916 371,731 329,159
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Monmouth County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,376 5,636 5,117 3,801 3,618 2,812
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,378 873 927 642
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.47 1.46 1.45 1.55 1.67 1.89
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Morris County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
42
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
31,098
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Morris County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
46 51 44 71 89 94
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 97 211 371 404
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
253,278 255,018 267,462 243,692 231,540 204,760
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Morris County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,785 9,706 11,237 6,985 5,553 5,258
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 5,097 2,341 1,332 1,223
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.96 1.94 1.85 2.03 2.13 2.41
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Ocean County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
107
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
55,181
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Ocean County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
154 132 157 253 189 217
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 624 977 621 811
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
454,390 450,508 483,061 450,466 417,019 365,341
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Ocean County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,779 4,428 3,740 2,336 3,151 2,773
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 941 605 959 742
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.28 1.30 1.22 1.31 1.43 1.65
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Passaic County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
80
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
30,821
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Passaic County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
64 61 83 108 131 196
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 180 389 703 768
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
244,285 256,722 274,370 249,572 228,643 198,258
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Passaic County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,875 8,275 6,079 4,665 3,845 2,568
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,803 1,295 716 655
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.06 1.97 1.84 2.02 2.20 2.54
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Salem County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
16
2019 Naloxone
Administrations

N/A

Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
6,045
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Salem County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
5 7 18 18 19 31
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 70 98 147 168
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
56,809 58,113 59,641 55,123 51,196 42,897
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Salem County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
12,958 9,190 3,540 3,511 3,307 2,020
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 910 645 427 373
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.14 1.11 1.07 1.15 1.23 1.46
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Somerset County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
19
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
18,315
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Somerset County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
32 33 35 44 49 52
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 138 217 250 223
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
153,489 156,461 163,041 155,433 141,565 123,230
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Somerset County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,282 9,980 9,419 7,500 6,749 6,369
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,389 1,521 1,323 1,485
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.14 2.10 2.02 2.12 2.34 2.69
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Sussex County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
19
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
11,235
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Sussex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
13 17 25 36 36 35
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 50 74 146 127
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
90,629 90,600 89,363 81,932 81,085 72,476
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Sussex County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
11,201 8,505 5,720 3,943 3,922 4,023
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,860 1,918 967 1,109
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.61 1.60 1.60 1.73 1.74 1.94
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Union County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
61
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
30,624
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Union County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
45 47 67 98 131 150
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 276 438 709 830
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
267,283 250,763 265,456 249,316 226,862 196,202
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Union County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
12,139 11,666 8,214 5,646 4,329 3,720
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,994 1,263 783 672
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.04 2.19 2.07 2.22 2.45 2.84
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Warren County
2019 Data (Since January 1, 2019)  
2019 Suspected
Overdose Deaths
9
2019 Naloxone
Administrations
N/A
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed in 2019
9,408
Historic Data (2013-2017)
Warren County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Suspected
Overdose Deaths
14 13 21 31 36 30
Naloxone
Administrations
N/A N/A 96 104 142 185
Opioid Prescriptions
Dispensed
79,413 80,568 82,997 77,635 69,855 60,570
Historic Population Based Data (2013-2017)
Warren County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,636 8,230 5,083 3,422 2,941 3,526
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,112 1,020 746 572
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.35 1.33 1.29 1.37 1.52 1.75
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