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Do you know someone struggling with substance misuse? Let them know that they aren’t alone.
This inspiring music video features several young people who are currently in recovery.
How Naloxone Saves Lives in Opioid Overdose
Naloxone saves lives. This video reviews when naloxone is used, how it is administered, and the way it works.
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
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.
Virginia Association of Counties
Guests share the legislative pulse of Virginia Counties with Host Dean Lynch.
Centers for Disease Control
Drug Enforcement Agency
Drug Free VA
If you feel like you’re sinking, you can find help. Get your questions answered.
In just one year, nearly 1.3 million Americans needed hospital care for opioid-related issues.
The coast-to-coast opioid epidemic is swamping hospitals, with government data published Tuesday showing 1.27 million emergency room visits or inpatient stays for opioid-related issues in a single year.
In my own words is a pamphlet of essays and personal stories about peoples experiences trying to get sober and the benefits of Medication Assisted Treatment.
A handbook for friends and family members of those struggling from opiate addiction.
Revive RVA Summit, 2017
The city of Richmond and the counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover presented a free summit on Thursday, October 26, 2017, which examined and identified solutions for the alarming rise of heroin and opioid abuse in central Virginia.
- My Perspective On Opioid Epidemic Through My Personal Journey
by A. Omar Abubaker, D.M.D, Ph. D.
- Combatting the Opioid Overdose Death Epidemic: New Thinking and Action Steps
by Robert L. Dupont, MD
- K-16 Education Perspectives
- National and State Perspectives on Best Practices in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
- Policy and State Perspectives