The numbers are staggering. Every day, month and year, more and more people succumb to addictive behaviors. These are not people from some distant place; they are your friends, co-workers, family members, maybe even you.
Awareness alert from the prosecutors office: Tainted batch of heroin circulating!
“We had Eight overdoses that were reported to the hospital this weekend. Two of those people have died, and one young man tragically is on life support and I was just informed by the Family that they made the decision to remove him. Several of them are already on there way to treatment, thanks to the Recovery Specialists and the Treatment Providers . There is a tainted batch of heroin, believed to be laced with fentanyl or rat poison (pending tox) being distributed in this area. The State recorded of Naloxone reversals- 19 on Saturday and 26 on Sunday.”
Please spread the word to young adults, recovering addicts, parents, grandparents, etc.
N.J. Heroin overdose death rate is triple the soaring U.S. rate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the rate of heroin overdose deaths has nearly tripled since 2010.
Monmouth County had among state’s highest increases in heroin deaths in 2014
State statistics released last week show that the state’s heroin epidemic continues to worsen in nearly all New Jersey counties.