National Opioids Crisis: Help and Resources

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Increased prescription of opioid medications like oxycodone and hydrocodone led to widespread misuse of both prescription and non- prescription opioids.

Prevention, treatment, and recovery information is available here to help health professionals and families combat the epidemic.


Browse Grant Opportunities

Explore funding opportunities available to help your community.

Learn About Treatment

There are many types of treatment available to help your recovery.

Find Useful Resources

Locate community resources for opioid overdose prevention help.

Managing Your Pain

Know the options for which approach is right for you.

Worth Reading

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Civil Rights and Child Welfare 

Watch this five-part series about civil rights protections for people in recovery from an opioid use disorder.

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Combatting Opioids in Rural Communities 

The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program works to reduce the impact of opioids in rural America.

Read the declaration signed by the Acting Secretary

Public Health Emergency Declaration 

Signed on October 26, 2017.

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