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20 Towns With The Most Heroin And Opiate Abuse; Brick Is Sixth

These are the communities - both large and small, urban and suburban - with the most reported heroin and opiate abuse cases in New Jersey

For some New Jersey counties, heroin abuse was a major factor in a steep increase in drug abuse cases over the past year. In Ocean County, the number of overdoses doubled from 2012 to 2013.

We wanted to take a look at how the drug has not only infested New Jersey’s urban areas, but the more unlikely places where suburban stories of abuse have developed into a sad, profound narrative: Brick, Toms River, Lacey, South Toms River, Cherry Hill and Woodbridge.

So we dove into statistics provided by the Division of Addiction Services in the New Jersey Department of Human Services that show the 20 communities with the largest numbe

Stephen January 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM
http://brick.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/newark-irvington-men-accused-of-deadly-short-hills-mall-carjacking-brick
Stephen January 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM
The return of Kelly Dubois December 23, 2013 at 08:58 PM I think the heroin problem is more important than anything in the patch . It's a sad case here. But nick, u keep on writing luv
Stephen January 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM
The return of Kelly Dubois December 23, 2013 at 10:50 PM I just think nick makes some good points on how this is a forum for hatred.
Stephen January 11, 2014 at 10:34 AM
You've never seen a post from Nick huh?? The above proves once again what a lying troll you are. Just because you are busted lying through your nasty-ass teeth, it's cool if you want to call me things. I have shown over & over again how dumb, pathetic & what a low-life liar you are. Get to mopping those floors at Top Tomato now troll. LOL

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