Published on September 30, 2019 and last updated on October 21, 2020



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?

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?