Resources

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

 

 

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.

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. Read more.

Were You Recently Prescribed Opioids?

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

Publications

View and download publications about prescription opioids and heroin.

Community Coalitions

Coalitions form at the local level. Click here for tips on creating community coalitions.