Resources

Videos

detecting drug paraphernalia VR bedroom video

Virtual Bedroom: Drug Paraphernalia Detection

Familiarize yourself with telltale signs of drug addiction. While you view the room you may notice certain items often associated with drug use. An explanation of items and their uses will play at the beginning of the video.

how to use narcan video

How to use Narcan

Residents of many states can now naloxone — the opioid antidote better known by the brand name Narcan — without a prescription. Knowing how to use it could save a life.

Articles

child-trends

Effects of Opiate Epidemic on Kids

hospital-care

Hospital Care and Opiate Use

Podcasts

county pulse podcast

Combating the Opioid Crisis in Virginia's Counties

County Pulse Host Dean Lynch welcomes VACo's Angela Inglett to talk about this important issue. Inglett is author of the 1207 to the 95 Blog that provides resources, research and information for county officials on a variety of issues.

Websites

dea

Drug Enforcement Agency

sink or swim site

For People Impacted by Drug Use

in my own words pdf

In My Own Words

In my own words is a pamphlet of essays and personal stories about peoples expreriences trying to get sober and the benefits of Medication Assisted Treatment.

links to opioid disposal information

Opioid Disposal

Walmart Disposal Solution

opiod overdose toolkit pdf

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit

A handbook for friends and family members of those struggling from opiate addiction.

links for additional information

Additional Information

Alcoholics Anonymous (804) 355-1212

Narcotics Anonymous (804) 965-1871

Narcan available at the following pharamacies:

  • CVS
  • Walgreens