Drug abuse in South Jersey continues to grow at alarming rates. One location in South Jersey ranked in the top 5 for heroin abuse in New Jersey. 


According to the Division of Addiction Services in the New Jersey Department of Human Services these are the towns in South Jersey that rank in the top 25 for heroin abuse.

  • 5. Atlantic City
  • 7. Toms River
  • 10. Vineland
  • 11. Egg Harbor Township
  • 13. Lacey
  • 16. Millville
  • 21. Lower Township

If addiction doesn't directly affect your family, you know a family that deals with this intense struggle. If you or someone you know if battling addiction, please know there are many resources to get help. My family is coping like many others. If you feel like you're alone, you're not. Please reach out to me any time. My email is matt.ryan@townsquaremedia.com. Be well!

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