Community resources

Rural communities often face different challenges by being distanced from the resources of larger communities. However the resources that are available are extremely important to the wellbeing and health of rural patients.


Learn more about Opioids, Substance Use, and how you can connect others to vital resources and help.

Get help

This page is designed to provide immediate help for the first steps to getting help for Opioid Use Disorder. If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, including a drug overdose, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Utah 211

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.

Utah regional resources

Southeast Utah Health Department

Offers a wide variety of health services for Southeast Utah.

Southwest Behavioral Health

Offers comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services.

Southwest Utah Health Department

Offers a wide variety of health services for Southwest Utah.

Utah state resources

Prescription Take Back/Safe Disposal Locations

This DEA resource can help you find Prescription Disposal Box Locations across the state.

The Substance Use in Pregnancy Recovery Addiction Dependence Clinic (SUPeRAD)

SUPeRAD partners with local healthcare officials to provide a clinic for pregnant women who have a Substance Use Disorder.

Call 1 (412) 523-8187

Use Only as Directed

Offers a 3-part solution for safer opioid use: Speak Out, Opt Out, and Throw Out. They focus on advocacy and connection people to local resources.

Safe UT App

A crisis management tool.

USU Extensions COVID-19 Resources

Utah State University Extension provides research-backed information to help individuals, families, policymakers, and educators carefully navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and maneuver the challenges the virus brings.

Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA)

Serving individuals recovering from the effects of substance use disorders on the person, families, and the community.

Stop the Opidemic

Advocacy for safer opioid use, encourages people to avoid opioid use, and to carry Naloxone.

University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)

Offers a range of treatments, focussing on achieving individual balance in mental health.

Crisis call line, Call 1 (801) 587-3000

Crisis text line, Text “START” to 741-741

National resources


Offers a fellowship for those who’s lives have been affected by an alcoholic.

Narcotics Anonymous

A twelve-step recovery program for those who have had a problem with addiction to drugs.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Call 1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship for those who have had a problem with drinking.

National Drug Helpline

Website and helpline for members of the public that want access to quality information and resources to overcome drug and alcohol dependency.

CDC website

CDC provides health considerations and tools for operating during COVID-19

National Suicide Hotline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, national suicide or emotional distress hotline.

Call 1 (800) 237-TALK (8255)