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JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: ONE IN FOUR HOUSEHOLDS HAVE A MEMBER WHO HAS TAKEN PRESCRIPTION PAIN RELIEVERS IN PAST YEAR, VIRTUALLY ALL RESIDENTS BELIEVE OPIOID USAGE IS A PROBLEM IN NEW JERSEY

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (July 17, 2019) – Nearly a quarter of New Jerseyans (23 percent) say they or a family member have taken a prescription opioid painkiller in the past 12 months, according to a joint Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University poll in collaboration with the Rutgers Center … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 17, 2019, in Opioids, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS NEARLY UNANIMOUS ABOUT SERIOUSNESS OF OPIOID PROBLEM IN GARDEN STATE, MOST LIKELY TO HOLD DOCTORS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES RESPONSIBLE

See PDF below or download here. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Virtually all New Jerseyans believe opioid addiction to prescription pain medication is a “very” (73 percent) or “somewhat” (21 percent) serious problem, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll as part of its “Opioids in the Garden State” series. Just 3 percent of residents say it … Read more …

Posted at 9:00 am June 27, 2018, in Opioids

MANY NEW JERSEYANS PRESCRIBED OPIOIDS DO NOT RECALL DOCTOR EXPLAINING DANGERS, RISKS, OR ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

See PDF below or download here. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Nearly half of New Jerseyans (46 percent) say they or a family member have been prescribed opioids by a medical professional in the last 12 months, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll as part of the “Opioids in the Garden State” series. Among those residents … Read more …

Posted at 1:40 pm June 20, 2018, in Opioids, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll