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USRA Coalition Who We Are

Who We Are

The USRA Municipal Alliance is a newly formed coalition awarded a grant to educate and create awareness in our community. We are a partnership between Upper Saddle River and Allendale, New Jersey.

USRA Coalition What We Do

What We Do

We’ve recognized that local problems need local solutions. Our goal is to protect our youth from substance abuse, create awareness in the community, prevent youth violence, and encourage safety.

USRA Coalition Our Community

Our Community

Learning and working with other local coalitions, our intent is to make Upper Saddle River and Allendale safe and drug-free. The goal is to expand our programming to Ho-Ho-Kus and Saddle River.

1,901

people died from
opioid overdoses in
New Jersey in 2016

320

drug overdoses
in Bergen County
in 2016

33%

increase in risk of future opioid
misuse after high school when
opioids are used in high school

540%

nationwide increase
in fetanyl deaths in
3 years (since 2013)

96

fatal drug overdoses
in Bergen County
in 2016

16%

of high school seniors
in 2016 reported
binge drinking