When is it time to get help?

Recognizing and understanding the problem, and helping a loved one reach the point of being willing and ready to engage in treatment and recovery, is an important milestone.

Finding treatment

There is no one-size-fits-all approach. Getting the right treatment for your child is a process, and navigating the current system requires determination and careful review.

Treating opioid addiction

Opioids, which include heroin, fentanyl and prescription pain medications, carry strong risks of dependency, addiction and overdose. Even when use becomes harmful, it’s difficult for the person using opioids to stop without help.

Medication as a Treatment Option

The use of medicine like Vivitrol, Suboxone or methadone is an evidence-based approach to overcoming addiction and maintaining long-term recovery.

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How to Use Naloxone to Stop Opioid Overdose and Save Lives

In the event of an opioid overdose (including heroin and prescribed pain medications), naloxone can reverse an overdose and save a life.

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Increased Risk for Overdose Following Treatment

Opioids (prescription pain medications and heroin) pose a high risk of overdose, for both those in active use and in recovery.

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Parenting toward recovery

Discover tools to better understand your child’s reasons for using substances, ways to improve communication and to reward non-using behaviors while discouraging substance use.

Recursos en Español

Usted no está solo! Muchas familias están pasando por lo mismo que usted está pasando, enfrentándose al uso de drogas o alcohol de su hijo o hija, y estamos aquí para ayudarle.

Libro Electrónico Sobre la Intervención

Respuestas a las preguntas más importantes sobre enfrentando a su hijo si esta usando sustancias o alcohol.

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Libro Electrónico Sobre Tratamiento

Aprenda sobre tratamiento, como ayudar a su hijo comenzar tratamiento y que usted puede hacer para ayudar a su familia sobrellevar la situación.

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Como Responder Con Naloxona

En el caso de los opioides, que incluyen heroína y Vicodin y OxyContin, la naloxona puede revertir una sobredosis.

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Managing Recovery

Addiction can be a lifelong, relapsing disease that requires ongoing management. The initial completion of treatment is just the beginning of what may be a longer road to recovery.

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