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A Real-Time Dashboard of Opioid-Related Data and Information

Opioid Epidemic

Sharon M. Joyce Director

Suspected Drug Related Deaths, Naloxone Administrations and PMP Data By County

Opioid-Related Data
Date Range: 
January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Atlantic
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
216 727 171,123
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 84 88 85 171 169 190 180
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 439 800 955 895 820
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 241,343 247,839 260,856 240,168 220,025 189,435 179,509
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,266 3,098 3,182 1,566 1,576 1,397 1,500
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 616 335 279 297 329
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.18 1.14 1.07 1.13 1.22 1.38 1.5
Bergen
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
216 727 171,123
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 91 81 85 99 129 157 162
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 331 457 613 677 768
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 442,151 446,614 474,269 446,233 413,016 366,699 342,048
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,112 11,404 10,906 9,384 7,237 5,966 5,854
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,801 2,033 1,523 1,384 1,235
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.08 2.07 1.95 2.08 2.26 2.55 2.77
Burlington
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
216 727 171,123
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 70 75 87 96 149 161 164
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 556 653 914 1,023 802
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 325,792 333,887 361,681 340,082 309,524 269,195 251,873
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
6,412 5,976 5,137 4,647 2,988 2,766 2,735
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 804 683 487 435 559
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.38 1.34 1.24 1.31 1.44 1.65 1.78
Camden
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
216 727 171,123
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 160 138 191 200 307 329 340
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 1,505 1,098 2,493 3,137 2,824
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 432,969 445,336 473,204 450,072 415,775 367,679 361,813
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,188 3,685 2,659 2,535 1,649 1,541 1,502
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 337 462 203 162 181
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.18 1.14 1.07 1.13 1.22 1.38 1.4
Cape May
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 261 68,032
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 30 24 32 32 59 47 59
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 169 226 249 228 266
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 100,413 100,150 105,264 95,816 87,167 75,622 70,541
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3.184 3,955 2,943 2,927 1,579 1,969 1,586
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 557 415 374 406 359
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 0.95 0.95 0.89 0.98 1.07 1.22 1.35
Cumberland
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 261 68,032
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 22 27 38 53 75 113 91
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 178 283 461 688 521
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 141,118 144,222 152,874 142,201 133,576 116,128 107,133
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,096 5,781 4,075 2,893 2,023 1,336 1,676
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 870 542 329 219 293
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.11 1.08 1.01 1.08 1.14 1.30 1.42
Essex
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 261 68,032
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 132 114 146 271 370 390 428
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 481 1,131 1,675 1,613 1,664
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 331,097 347,179 387,274 368,828 350,336 304,498 280,123
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
5,961 6,921 5,414 2,925 2,151 2,051 1,889
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,643 701 475 496 486
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.38 2.27 2.04 2.15 2.27 2.63 2.89
Gloucester
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 261 68,032
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 71 51 65 88 123 145 138
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 452 574 797 674 677
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 282,090 300,495 294,806 265,057 239,025 206,348 184,810
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
4,081 5,697 4,474 3,303 2,365 2,010 2,117
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 643 506 365 432 432
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.03 0.97 0.99 1.10 1.22 1.41 1.58
Hudson
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 261 68,032
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 77 64 107 127 141 184 179
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 202 476 693 910 847
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 239,632 257,239 284,176 267,161 252,494 217,694 197,904
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
8,535 10,320 6,213 5,267 4,772 3,674 3,864
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 3,291 1,405 971 743 817
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.74 2.57 2.34 2.50 2.67 3.11 3.49
Hunterdon
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
19 81 40,770
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 8 12 14 20 22 20 13
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 58 58 77 75 83
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 62,314 62,132 65,882 59,559 54,572 47,741 44,257
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
15,798 10,487 8,957 6,233 5,665 6,236 9,620
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,162 2,149 1,619 1,663 1,507
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.03 2.03 1.90 2.09 2.28 2.61 2.83
Mercer
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
128 574 156,434
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 48 44 59 59 106 147 115
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 333 388 504 583 534
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 214,704 223,748 242,195 219,365 200,533 177,328 170,520
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,698 8,387 6,243 6,238 3,477 2,516 3,259
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,106 949 731 634 702
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.72 1.65 1.52 1.68 1.84 2.09 2.2
Middlesex
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
128 574 156,434
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 85 114 106 182 235 209 206
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 535 741 1,142 1,093 1117
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 415,971 410,090 420,999 392,706 371,591 335,385 312,026
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
9,669 7,231 7,791 4,538 3,522 3,970 4,091
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,544 1,115 725 759 755
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.98 2.01 1.96 2.10 2.23 2.47 2.7
Monmouth
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
186 850 281,654
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 85 111 122 164 172 221 187
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 453 714 671 968 760
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 426,892 428,833 431,993 401,916 371,731 329,159 313,895
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,376 5,636 5,117 3,801 3,618 2,812 3,349
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,378 873 927 642 824
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.47 1.46 1.45 1.55 1.67 1.89 2
Morris
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
99 339 169,512
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 46 51 44 71 89 94 86
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 97 211 371 404 321
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 253,278 255,018 267,462 243,692 231,540 204,760 191,484
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,785 9,706 11,237 6,985 5,553 5,258 5,810
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 5,097 2,341 1,332 1,223 1,557
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.96 1.94 1.85 2.03 2.13 2.41 2.61
Ocean
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
245 891 324,530
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 154 132 157 253 189 217 204
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 624 977 621 811 752
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 454,390 450,508 483,061 450,466 417,019 365,341 344,341
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
3,779 4,428 3,740 2,336 3,151 2,773 2,931
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 941 605 959 742 795
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.28 1.30 1.22 1.31 1.43 1.65 1.74
Passaic
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
185 741 168,052
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 64 61 83 108 131 196 171
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 180 389 703 768 846
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 244,285 256,722 274,370 249,572 228,643 198,258 185,356
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,875 8,275 6,079 4,665 3,845 2,568 2,998
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,803 1,295 716 655 606
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.06 1.97 1.84 2.02 2.20 2.54 2.77
Salem
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
36 195 36,149
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 5 7 18 18 19 31 43
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 70 98 147 168 185
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 56,809 58,113 59,641 55,123 51,196 42,897 37,535
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
12,958 9,190 3,540 3,511 3,307 2,020 1,460
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 910 645 427 373 339
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.14 1.11 1.07 1.15 1.23 1.46 1.67
Somerset
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
63 268 90,223
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 32 33 35 44 49 52 47
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 138 217 250 223 225
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 153,489 156,461 163,041 155,433 141,565 123,230 101,291
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
10,282 9,980 9,419 7,500 6,749 6,369 7,137
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,389 1,521 1,323 1,485 1,491
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.14 2.10 2.02 2.12 2.34 2.69 3.31
Sussex
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
48 119 65,386
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 13 17 25 36 36 35 41
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 50 74 146 127 121
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 90,629 90,600 89,363 81,932 81,085 74,476 70,329
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
11,201 8,505 5,720 3,943 3,922 4,023 3,456
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 2,860 1,918 967 1,109 1,171
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.61 1.60 1.60 1.73 1.74 1.94 2.01
Union
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
143 736 165,992
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 45 47 67 98 131 150 147
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 276 438 709 830 851
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 267,283 250,763 265,456 249,316 226,862 196,202 187,039
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
12,139 11,666 8,214 5,646 4,329 3,720 3,836
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,994 1,263 783 672 663
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 2.04 2.19 2.07 2.22 2.45 2.84 3.01
Warren
Suspected Overdose Deaths Naloxone Administrations Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed
36 134 52,057
Historic Data (2013-2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Suspected Overdose Deaths 14 13 21 31 36 30 20
Naloxone Administrations N/A N/A 96 104 142 185 120
Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 79,413 80,568 82,997 77,635 69,855 60,570 56,982
Historic Population Based Data (2013 – 2019)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Population for Every One
Overdose Death
7,636 8,230 5,083 3,422 2,941 3,526 5,340
Population for Every One
Naloxone Administration
N/A N/A 1,112 1,020 746 572 890
Population for Every One Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed 1.35 1.33 1.29 1.37 1.52 1.75 1.87
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