Resources

Prescription drug misuse across the nation has resulted in many unintentional deaths and even more non-fatal drug overdoses.  

Use the resources below to educate yourself on the prescription opioid, heroin, and fentanyl epidemic and to work to make the communities of Cleveland drug free. 

 

Short Film Seeks to Educate Teens About Opioid Misuse

This short film, produced by the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and Millennium Health, seeks to raise awareness about teen prescription drug misuse and addiction. 

Preventing Youth Opioid Abuse

Stop Youth Opioid Abuse is a multi-channel effort from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Ad Council, and the Truth Initiative that focuses on preventing and reducing the misuse of opioids among youth and young adults.

Local, State and National Resources

Click here for a list of organizations that provide services to the public regarding addiction, recovery, drug take-back programs, etc.

Were You Recently Prescribed Opioids?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released important guidance for patients who've received opioid prescriptions.

What Should You Do With Your Unused Meds?

Most people who misuse prescription drugs get them from family, friends, and acquaintances.  You can make a difference by keeping track of the medicine you have, by rethinking where and how you keep your medications in your home, and by safely disposing of any unused medications.