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New Jersey Drug Epidemic. Junior Health - 2013. New jersey drug epidemic. http://www.northjersey.com/specialreports/heroin_bergen_paterson_drugs_2013.html#ooid=5vZWtmYjqsdVqUypmfN7Zc8cBMPHUuk _. New jersey drug epidemic. Two year probe recently unveiled escalating epidemic in New Jersey

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New jersey drug epidemic

New Jersey Drug Epidemic

Junior Health - 2013


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New jersey drug epidemic

  • http://www.northjersey.com/specialreports/heroin_bergen_paterson_drugs_2013.html#ooid=5vZWtmYjqsdVqUypmfN7Zc8cBMPHUuk_


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New jersey drug epidemic

  • Two year probe recently unveiled escalating epidemic in New Jersey

  • Half of the 843 drug-related deaths that occurred in NJ in 2010 were specifically due to prescription pills

  • More Americans die each year due to prescription drug overdoses than to heroin and cocaine combined

  • Corrupt doctors and “medical facilities” are the trigger to the epidemic


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New jersey drug epidemic

  • Chain Reaction:


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New jersey drug epidemic

  • In 2010, enough painkillers were prescribed in New Jersey to medicate all 9 million state residents around the clock for a month, according to the CDC

  • Drug overdoses now outnumber automobile accidents as the leading cause of death in New Jersey

  • What is being done???


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New jersey drug epidemic


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New jersey drug epidemic

  • What can you do?

    • Only used prescription medications AS INSTRUCTED

    • NEVER take a medication that wasn’t specifically prescribed for YOU

    • If you see something, SAY something – spread the word

    • “Medicine” does not mean “Safe”


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