Only One NJ County Had More Per Capita Drug Deaths Than Ocean
Few would argue that drug-related deaths have become an epidemic, and today a study was released showing just how hard Ocean County has been hit.
NJ.com released a far-reaching study that took a look at how drug deaths have impacted each of New Jersey's 21 counties.
It's not like we need a reminder that Ocean County had been hit hard by the drug crisis, but this study is a stark reminder of just how hard we've truly been impacted as compared to the rest of the state.
They also note that the change in only a year, from 2015 to 2016, is more than a 60% increase.
It's a pretty stunning look at just how badly Ocean County has been impacted by the scourge of drug overdoses. You can take a look at the full study by clicking here.
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