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. 

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.

Proper Drug Disposal

Check out this DEA resource to learn the proper way to dispose of unused or expired prescription medication.