Our nation’s opioid epidemic affects all of us, and we must work together to curb opioid abuse and misuse. If you or someone you love needs help, or if you’re interested in learning more about the epidemic and what you can do, below are resources to assist you:
Want to learn more about Walmart’s oversight related to opioids?
Concerned You Have a Problem?
Addiction is not a choice. SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Looking For Support?
Locate a treatment center near you
Need Help Talking to Teens About the Dangers of Opioid Misuse?
View the free Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Discovery Education Operation Prevention resources
Want to Keep Opioids Out of the Wrong Hands?
The FDA’s “Remove the Risk” public education campaign raises awareness about proper disposal of prescription opioids
Want to Learn More About Solutions, Options and Recommendations for Chronic Pain?
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Want to Learn More About the Opioid Epidemic?