Resources

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

 

TOPToolkit_smallerTackling Opioids through Prevention for Athletes

Unfortunately, high school athletes can be more at risk for opioid misuse. This toolkit, developed by the Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, highlights this issue and provides information to shape and strengthen policies in school and community athletic departments. Read more. 

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.

Were You Recently Prescribed Opioids?

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

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.

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.