Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit: Helping Faith and Community Leaders Bring Hope and Healing to Our Communities
In 2015 alone, more than 33,000 people in the United States died of opioid overdose, which is over 90 people each day. This toolkit, developed by the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, contains practical steps your organization can take to bring hope and healing to the millions suffering the consequences of opioid abuse disorder.
The Opioid Crisis
Secretary Price Announces HHS Strategy for Fighting Opioid Crisis - Secretary Price made remarks on the Opioid Epidemic and how HHS is working to address the challenge in partnership with all members of our communities.
The Prescription Drug & Heroin Overdose Epidemic - Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue, but preventive actions, treatment for addiction, and proper response to overdoses can help.
Understanding the Epidemic – 91 Americans die every day from on opioid overdose (that includes prescription opioids and heroin).