Prescription Drugs and Heroin Prevention & TreatmentGeneral ResourcesFor substance abuse treatment 24/7 call the Access Line 1-800-563-4086 (this includes detox, and prescription opioids or heroin addiction treatment) Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention PSA (featuring Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman) Video PSA!Prevention & Intervention
CT Alcohol and Drug Policy Council (ADPC)CT Opioid REsponse (CORE) Initiative CT Prescription Drug Collection BoxesPreventing Misuse and Diversion of Medication - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Medication-Assisted Treatment: An eBook for Parents & Caregivers of Teens & Young Adults Addicted to Opioids - Partnership for Drug-free Kids The Medicine Abuse Project - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Parents360 Rx Action Toolkit - Partnership for Drug-Free KidsNaloxone (Narcan) Initiative - Opioid Overdose Prevention "Using Naloxone to Reverse an Opioid Overdose" Video!Prevention Materials:Opioid PSAs: "Their Stories":Bridget & Craig's StoryRich's StoryKathy's Story"Riley" - a 9 year old girl's viewpointJohn - A Father's StoryProper Disposal of Unused Meds in TrashPosters:Substance Abuse Walk-In Assessment Centers "Help a Friend or Family Member" "Don't Let the Words Fool You - Opioid Addiction is Real""Narcan Saves Lives" "Be Drug Smart: Laced Heroin Kills Faster"Professional ResourcesAmerican Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale – NIDA Clinical Resources: Prescription Opioids – NIDA Opioid Medications - FDA The National Council on Behavioral Health - Medication Assisted TreatmentModel Naloxone Training Program (For EMS Responders) – CT Department of Public Health/OEMS TIP 40: Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction TIP 43: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs TIP 54: Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use DisordersCCAR: CT Community for Addiction Recovery Overdose InformationNaloxone Prescribing Pharmacists Naloxone Prescribing Pharmacies (Map)Naloxone (Narcan) Initiative - Opioid Overdose PreventionHeroin Overdose – Medlineplus.gov Naloxone Injection – MedlinePlus.gov Opioid Intoxication – MedlinePlus.gov StopOverdose.org"Using Naloxone to Reverse an Opioid Overdose"Treatment Directories Substance Abuse Walk-In Assessment CentersDPH Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Medicaid Medication Assisted Practitioners in CT Clinic Based Medication Assisted Treatment in CT Map of Methadone Clinics in CT Connecticut’s Network of Care Opioid Treatment Program Directory - SAMHSA Consumer Toolkit for Navigating Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Care Through Your Health Insurance PlanResearch & StatisticsResearched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS) Prescription Drug Overdose - CDC GeneralOpioids - SAMHSA Opioid Painkiller Prescribing - CDC Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse - SAMHSA Opioids and Chronic PainPathways to Prevention: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain Pain Awareness Month: Dr. Nora Volkow on Pain Research and Opioids Related SitesDMHAS Medication Assisted (Heroin/Opioid) TreatmentDMHAS Opioid Overdose Prevention/Naloxone (Narcan) InitiativeThe Connecticut Clearinghouse
Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention PSA (featuring Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman) Video PSA!
Prevention & Intervention
Opioid PSAs: "Their Stories":Bridget & Craig's StoryRich's StoryKathy's Story"Riley" - a 9 year old girl's viewpointJohn - A Father's StoryProper Disposal of Unused Meds in Trash
Opioid PSAs: "Their Stories":
Posters:Substance Abuse Walk-In Assessment Centers "Help a Friend or Family Member" "Don't Let the Words Fool You - Opioid Addiction is Real""Narcan Saves Lives" "Be Drug Smart: Laced Heroin Kills Faster"
Research & Statistics
Opioids and Chronic Pain