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

Get educated

There are many important parts to understanding the impact of opioid use. Here are a few resources to help explore how opioid addition has become a public health concern.


What are opioids

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.


History & background

The history of the United State’s relationship with Opioids and Substance Use Disorder is important to understanding how the current public health concern came to be.


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.

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