Opioid Crisis

Recommended Websites

Addictions and Recovery: Opioids: Addiction, Withdrawl and Recovery
Addiction and recovery information of individuals, families, and professionals related to opioids from the IWantToChangeMyLife Network.

Anoka County: Heroin Addiction
Anoka County resource for learning more about heroin addiction and how to get help for it.

Website for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, an organization whose mission is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.

CDC Publications on Opioid Overdose
A compilation of articles and other resources from the Center for Disease Control on the topic of opioid overdose.

Fentanyl: Preventing Occupational Exposure to Emergency Responders
An article from the Center for Disease Control on the topic of Fentanyl and the risks of its exposure to emergency responders

Minnesota Department of Health: State Plan: Opioid Misuse, Substance Use Disorder, and Overdose Prevention
Minnesota Department of Health State Plan for responding, treating, and preventing opioid abuse.

MedlinePlus: Opioid Abuse and Addiction
A general overview on opioid abuse and addiction from the National Library of Medicine.

Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery from the effects of addiction through supportive group meetings and a twelve-step program designed to help addicts pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Opioid Addiction and Treatment (Enviro-Health Links)
A collection of web links compiled by the National Library of Medicine on the topics of addiction and treatment.

Recovery Toolbox
A directory of resources for individuals who are recovering from opioid addiction.

SAMHSA: Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
This toolkit provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.

Substance Misuse and Addiction Resources
A printable tri-fold brochure produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine that lists various resources for substance abuse and addiction.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Opioids Crisis
A collection of information resources put together by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to educate citizens about the opioid crisis in America.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Opioid Medications
Information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on opioid medications.