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 – November 30, 2022

2,647

Suspected Drug Related Deaths

Atlantic 224
Bergen 171
Burlington 137
Camden 334
Cape May 44
Cumberland 69
Essex 414
Gloucester 81
Hudson 148
Hunterdon 16
Mercer 99
Middlesex 192
Monmouth 136
Morris 62
Ocean 168
Passaic 132
Salem 20
Somerset 44
Sussex 25
Union 103
Warren 28
Total: 2,647

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

14,122

Naloxone Administrations

3,070,989

Opioid Prescriptions

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