Help Your Community Address the Opioid Epidemic

We’re dedicated to supporting parents and families in the face of the opioid epidemic, and to encourage them to take their learnings back to their communities. Read our Action Plan to help tackle this epidemic.

Encourage Safe Disposal

Learn what safe drug disposal looks like, who should be involved in the development of a program, and ways to promote it to community members in this downloadable PDF guide.

You can also use this online Takeback Day finder to find a community safe disposal event near you.

Talk to Your Prescribers

Ensure prescribers are equipped to be proactive in identifying and helping patients at risk for prescription drug abuse by sharing resources created specifically for them.

Screen a Documentary

Out of Reach is a film created by a teen filmmaker who captures teen prescription drug abuse as it exists in his world.

Find or Become a Local Partner

Local grassroots efforts are vital to changing attitudes, educating families and effectively changing behavior around opioids. Through our Community Partner Program and Alliance Program, organizations across the country can leverage our resources, public service ad campaigns and community presentations to amplify and strengthen local efforts.

Deliver Community Education

We have developed presentation materials to help you educate your community about the risks of heroin and other opioids. The presentation is designed to be delivered by law enforcement in collaboration with health care, prevention and treatment professionals. Please complete a short request form in order to access materials >>

Connect with Additional Local & National Resources

Local Information

Select your state from the box below to obtain links to your state’s substance abuse agency, statewide heroin + other opioid initiative, and Partnership alliance (if available). State substance abuse agencies typically provide information on local treatment resources, prevention programs and usage levels and trends.

National Resources

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic & What You Can Do

Get all of our resources and information on protecting your community and helping a loved one together in our latest eBook.

Heroin, Fentanyl and Other Opioids eBook