On Saturday night November 17, 2018, Sharon Worosilo, MD was honored at the Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) Gala during their awards dinner for her efforts trying to fight opioid abuse. Sharon Worosilo, MD has built her career on providing treatment without the use of opioids. Here is a photo from the evening:
The number of opioid prescriptions dispensed in
the Garden State between January 1 and October 31 this year
As a commenter noted, a breakdown of how this is distributed by county and identification but physician name would be helpful in beginning to reverse the tide of this epidemic. Sharon Worosilo, MD has continued to fight the problem of indiscriminate prescribing not only helping law enforcement directly, but reporting and firing former employees for their misuse of prescribing and enabling of abuse of opioids.