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Located in the north-central part of Bergen County in New Jersey, the borough of Westwood experiences problems with substance misuse and addiction just like anywhere else.
Opioid addiction and overdose are top concerns in both Westwood and Bergen County, where there were 155 drug-related deaths in 2021.1 Drug-related deaths in the county have been climbing steadily every year since 2015, when there were only 87 deaths.1
In April 2022, the borough of Westwood hosted a remembrance walk to recognize local residents who lost their lives to addiction.2 Nearly 1,000 people attended the Westwood event, and funds raised from the walk went toward supporting drug prevention and education for schools and the general public.2 According to the New Jersey Department of Human Services, an estimated 27% of people in Westwood who sought addiction treatment in 2020 did so to recover from heroin use.3
Alcohol misuse is another serious health concern in Westwood, where in 2020, alcohol was the primary drug used by 59% of residents who sought addiction treatment.3 That same year in Bergen County, alcohol was the primary drug used by 36% of county residents.3
Westwood is home to 1 addiction treatment center that offers a variety of behavioral therapies and outpatient rehab programs.4 There are 6 other recovery facilities within 5 miles of Westwood in boroughs, including Paramus, Norwood, and Dumont.4 Of these facilities, 3 offer detoxification services, 1 offers a residential rehab program, and all 6 offer outpatient rehab programs.4
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction is also available for people in Westwood who need help recovering from opioid dependence. Of the 7 drug and alcohol rehab centers near Westwood, 1 offers MAT using methadone, 3 offer MAT using naltrexone, and 5 offer MAT using buprenorphine.4
Buprenorphine treatment in an outpatient setting is another option for Westwood residents with opioid use disorder. There are 36 practitioners within 5 miles of Westwood who are licensed to prescribe buprenorphine.5 This represents 2.3% of the total number of buprenorphine practitioners in all of New Jersey.5
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are drug and alcohol support groups in which members can provide one another with emotional support and share practical tips that help them stop using drugs and alcohol.6 AA and NA meetings are widely available in and near Westwood for residents in recovery who want to connect with like-minded peers.
Several AA meetings in Westwood take place at local churches, including St. Andrew’s RC Church on 120 Westwood Avenue and Grace Episcopal Church on 9 Harrington Avenue.7 In all, 70 AA groups meet within a 5-mile radius of Westwood.7 An updated AA meeting schedule is available on the official website for the Northern New Jersey Intergroup.7
Two NA groups in Westwood meet on Thursdays and Saturdays at Parkside Community Church on 545 4th Avenue.8 Five other groups meet in neighboring boroughs, including Dumont, Paramus, and Park Ridge.8 An updated NA meeting schedule for Westwood and its surrounding area is posted on the official NA website.8