njherald.com: 33 overdose deaths recorded in county this year



By  New Jersey Herald

Posted: Nov. 20, 2018 12:01 am Updated: Nov. 20, 2018 12:33 am

By the end of this year in Sussex County, the number of overdose deaths due to opioid misuse is expected to be at, or possibly over, the number recorded in 2017, according to data from the state Office of the Attorney General.

In 2017, 38 county residents lost their lives to suspected opioid overdoses. This year, as of last Thursday afternoon, that number is at 33.


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