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Comprehensive guide for families ot understand heroin, fentanyl, and other opioids along with etiology of opioid epidemic and steps families can take to protect their child from misusing opioids and what to do it their child is already actively using opioids.
This document developed by SAMHSA provides brief summaries of substance abuse prevention strategies and associated programs that have been evaluated to determine their effects on the nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD.) It should be considered a resource for state and community prevention practitioners seeking information on interventions to reduce NMUPD
This report developed by Mental Health First Aid and the National Council for Behavioral Health outlines the major uptake in opiate use, misuse and addiction. It presents the challenges and emphasizes the importance of prevention underscoring the need for investment in and commitment to these activities.
This fact sheet provides information on the overdose deaths involving opioids among Natve Americans in the U.S.