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Newark by the Numbers: Substance Abuse

This guide focuses on resources containing data on the city of Newark, New Jersey. For an extensive bibliography (books, articles, reports, web sites) on Newark see The Newark Experience .



NJCares: A Realtime Dashboard of Opioid-Related Data and Information
Realtime and historic data on drug abuse, mortality, and prescription sales of controlled substances. Compiled by the Office of the New Jersey Coordinator for Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies.

Substance Abuse

Drug Abuse in the Newark Primary Metropolitan Area
Statistical Reports - Substance Abuse Overview, New Jersey Department of Human Services. Trenton, NJ
Substance Abuse Overview: New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment, June 2017.
This statewide Substance Abuse Overview provides statistics on substance abuse treatment in New Jersey for calendar year 2017
New Jersey Chartbook of Substance Abuse Related Social Indicators: Essex County. November 2016, May 2013
Identifying the social and health problems of substance abuse through using key social indicators.
Municipal Chartbook of Social and Health Indicators: Essex County, August 2005
Identifies specific needs of New Jersey Municipalities relating to their health and social risks.
County Chartbook of Social & Health Indicators for New Jersey, June 2005
Substance abuse related social and health indicators. Includes municipal data.

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