Linden, NJ residents are just as likely as anyone else to suffer fatal consequences from an overdose. Even if you’ve used drugs for years without incident, it doesn’t mean that you aren’t at risk for experiencing a life-threatening overdose. Opioids, including heroin and prescription painkillers, caused the majority of overdose deaths in 2016.1 Around 40% of all Union County admissions into substance abuse treatment sites listed heroin or other opiates as their primary issue.2
Some secondary complications can significantly increase your risk of an overdose, but many instances are due to variations in the strength of street drugs or addition of dangerous substances, such as fentanyl. In fact, synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, were involved in nearly half of all overdose deaths reported during 2016.3
Secondary risk factors and complications that make an overdose more likely include:4
Receiving treatment at a Linden rehab can prevent you from overdosing, as well as many other negative consequences of drug or alcohol abuse. If your opioid dependence is severe, you may need to go through a medical detox program before starting inpatient or outpatient rehab.
Whether you’re ready to enter a Linden drug rehab or are still considering your options, you can use our database to explore what treatment options are available locally, throughout the state, or across the country.
New Jersey ranks 14th in treatment centers servicing/accepting persons with HIV or AIDS per 100,000 residents. Idaho is ranked one spot better at spot 13. Kansas is just 1 spot worse, ranked 15 out of the United States.
When adjusted for population, New Jersey ranks 15th in treatment centers servicing/accepting no payment accepted. Kentucky is just 1 spot better, ranked 14 out of the United States. One spot worse is Nevada, ranked 16 in the U.S.
For members of military families clients, New Jersey ranks 17th in population-adjusted treatment centers. Montana is ranked one spot better at spot 16. One spot worse is North Dakota, ranked 18 in the U.S.
New Jersey is 18th among U.S. states in treatment centers servicing or accepting seniors or older adults. One spot better is Rhode Island, ranked 17 in the U.S. One spot worse is Vermont, ranked 19 in the U.S.
New Jersey ranks 18th in treatment centers servicing/accepting veterans per 100,000 residents. Massachusetts is ranked one spot better at spot 17. One spot worse is North Carolina, ranked 19 in the U.S.