Helping to combat opioid use disorder through education and collaboration.
UtahOpioids.org is a part of the Utah Rural Opioid Healthcare Consortium (or UROHC). We bring together providers, health care entities, federally qualified health centers, public and behavioral health organizations, and nonprofit organizations to coordinate resources, expertise, and efforts to combat the opioid issues in Beaver, Carbon, Emery, Grand and Iron Counties in Utah.
2-1-1 provides people with ways to get help, and give help. By simply dialing 2-1-1, callers can connect to health and human resources they need, as well as find meaningful volunteer opportunities.
Project ECHO is an online resource where providers can receive training, ask questions of other providers, and have the opportunity to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. All a provider needs to connect is a computer or mobile device and internet connection!
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based method of helping people who are experiencing Opioid Use Disorder find long-term recovery and wellness.
Is UROHC a medical Resource?
UROHC does not provide medical consultation or referrals to treatment. However, you can find information about places to go for assessment, referrals, and treatment here on utahopioids.org
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Where do opioids come from?
The opioid class of drugs originates in the opium poppy plant. Today, there are three common types of opioids: natural opioids, synthetic opioids, and semi-synthetic opioids.
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What prescription drugs are opioids?
There are a wide variety of common opioid drugs that may be prescribed. Always ask your doctor about what risks may come with taking prescribed medication. Visit our Opioids information page to learn about some of the common opioid medications.
Can I use Naloxone to reverse other overdoses?
Yes! That is the purpose of Naloxone, but administering Naloxone is not enough. Please call 911 and seek immediate medical treatment. View this comprehensive map of pharmacies that carry naloxone kit, search for a location near you.