Help, Resources and InformationNational Opioids Crisis
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN NUMBERS
Nearly 80% of heroin users reported misusing prescription opioids prior to heroin.
116 people a day die from opioid-related drug overdoses.
There are 14,000+ substance abuse facilities in the U.S.Find a treatment center near you
HHS 5-POINT STRATEGY TO COMBAT THE OPIOIDS CRISIS
BETTER ADDICTION PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND RECOVERY SERVICES
BETTER PAIN MANAGEMENT
BETTER TARGETING OF OVERDOSE REVERSING DRUGS
THE U.S. OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Opioids News and Announcements
All the latest details on how HHS is combating the opioids epidemic.
Acting Secretary Declares Public Health Emergency
Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan statement upon declaring a nationwide public health emergency regarding the opioid crisis, as requested by President Donald Trump.
Public Health Declaration
Signed on October 26, 2017.