The people who struggle with addiction in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, like many other people in the U.S., have primary addictions to alcohol, cocaine, opioids, and other drugs. Although the people seeking treatment in Cliffside Park report a primary substance when registering for rehab, many people have a secondary substance for which they seek treatment.
In Cliffside Park, nearly twice as many people enroll in rehab due to drugs than for alcohol.1 However, in 2016, alcohol was the primary drug of choice for 37% of the rehab admissions in Cliffside Park. Heroin and other opioids were responsible for a combined 39% of drug treatment admissions, and cocaine was the primary drug for 8% of treatment admissions in the city.2
In the U.S., 16% of treatment admissions in 2014 were for people who reported abusing alcohol in addition to other drugs. The most common secondary drug reported for people attending treatment was marijuana, but cocaine was another frequently used drug by those attending treatment for alcohol abuse.3 People who get addicted to multiple drugs require a treatment program that is experienced in treating polysubstance addictions and their associated complications.
Facing an addiction can feel overwhelming whether you have problems with alcohol and cocaine or some other set of substances. Because it is relatively common for someone to abuse more than one substance, experienced support is readily available. You can find support around Cliffside Park or the larger New Jersey area. You can also look for treatment in neighboring states or across the country. Browse our substance abuse treatment directory to find the type of support that is right for you.
- New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services. (2016). Partnerships for Success: New Jersey Chartbooks of Substance Abuse Related Indicators, Bergen County.
- Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services Office of Planning, Research, Evaluation and Prevention. (2017). New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Substance Abuse Overview 2016, Bergen County.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 2004–2014: State Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services.