Community Education

The ‘Opioid Overdose’ section of the CDC’s website provides an overview of the prescription drug abuse epidemic throughout the U.S. as well as data and resource information including new CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. Other information includes the following:

  • Data Overview
  • Drug Overdose Death Data
  • Overdose Prevention

Click here to learn more.

 

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The Medicine Abuse Project is a multi-faceted resource site hosted by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids for parents/grandparents, healthcare providers, educators, communities, and law enforcement that includes the following:

  •  Medication Storage and Disposal Guidelines
  • Relevant Statistics
  • How to Get Help
  • Parent and Community Resources

Click here to learn more.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts focused on reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Including are the following:

  •  How to Get Help
  •  5 Point Strategy to Addressing the Opioid Crisis. 
  • Current Programs and Campaigns
  •  Current Topics

Click here to learn more.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts focused on reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Including are the following:

  •  How to Get Help
  •  5 Point Strategy to Addressing the Opioid Crisis. 
  • Current Programs and Campaigns
  •  Current Topics

Click here to learn more.

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