What are Opioids? Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey
What are Opioids?
Opioids are medications that relieve pain. In New Jersey alone, over 2.75 million prescriptions for highly addictive opioids were prescribed-to children, friends, and family members and unfortunately, many times without the benefit of any information of their addictive qualities.
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or contact NJ Addiction Services Hotline: 1-844-276-2777
Nearly half of young people who inject heroin, reported abusing prescription opioids before starting to use heroin.
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Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Partnership for a Drug-Free new Jersey and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email the above information for more information.