Housed in the William H. Butler Help Center, Chosen Generation Community Counseling Center will provide a comprehensive therapeutic milieu for men and women.
CGCC Counseling provides the following Services:
● Substance Abuse Recovery Support
● Mental Health
● Anger Managements
● Group Therapy
● Family Therapy
● Case Management
● Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT)
● Narcotics Anonymous
● Opioid Response Team (ORT)
● Harm Reduction Services
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Advancing Addiction Science, reported on February 2018, that Opioid related overdose deaths in 2016 were 1409. A rate of 16 deaths per 100,000 persons compared with the national rate of 13.3 deaths per 100,000. So it’s higher in New Jersey than the national rate. The largest increase occurred in heroin related deaths from 97 deaths in 2010 to 850 in 2016. Heroine fentanyl fuel 40% spike in drug deaths in New Jersey amidst opioid crisis. The rising deaths is consistent with a national trend of deadly drug abuse. More than 60,000 died nationally of drug-related causes. CDC reported on June 14, 2018 that New Jersey experienced a 36% jump in drug overdose deaths from 2016 to November 2017, increasing form 1886 to 2556 deaths, the highest percentage in the nation. In New Jersey the latest data available 2221 people died from drug over doses according to the attorney general’s office. As the number of prescriptions for opioids decreased in 2017, the number of overdosed deaths rose to 2750 in New Jersey. Other data, previously reported, show drug deaths in New Jersey could top 3000 in 2018.¹
¹NIH Advancing Addiction Science, February 25, 2018.