NJ Cares Suspected Overdose Deaths

NJ CARES

Opioid-Related Data and Information

Opioid Epidemic

Kelly E. Levy
Acting Director

Suspected Drug Related Deaths

Date Range:  January 1, 2022 – July 31, 2022

1,699

Suspected Drug Related Deaths

Atlantic 136
Bergen 113
Burlington 91
Camden 203
Cape May 28
Cumberland 47
Essex 261
Gloucester 58
Hudson 94
Hunterdon 9
Mercer 65
Middlesex 123
Monmouth 91
Morris 37
Ocean 106
Passaic 85
Salem 14
Somerset 33
Sussex 17
Union 69
Warren 19
Total: 1,699

To view the most recent statistics reported by the Office of Chief State Medical Examiner, check the following link:  OCSME (nj.gov)

8,691

Naloxone Administrations

1,970,248

Opioid Prescriptions

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