Prevention Providers & Educators

Opioid Information for Patients

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017 Living with chronic pain can be devastating, and effective pain management is important to getting your life back. It is essential that you and your doctor discuss treatment options, carefully considering all of the... read more

CDC Opioid Overdose Homepage

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018 The CDC is committed to an opioid overdose prevention approach that protects the public’s health and prevents opioid overdose deaths. On this homepage, you will find a multitude of opioid overdose prevention resources... read more

U.S. Opioid Prescribing Rate Maps

Centers for disease control and Prevention, 2018  The data in the maps show the geographic distribution in the United States, at both state and county levels, of retail opioid prescriptions dispensed per 100 persons per year from 2006–2017. Data are displayed within... read more

Guideline Resources: Clinical Tools (Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017  The Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain is intended to help providers determine when and how to prescribe opioids for chronic pain, and also how to use nonopioid and nonpharmacologic options that are... read more

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2017

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2018 Deaths from drug overdose continue to be a public health burden in the United States. This report uses the most recent final mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to update trends in drug... read more

The Hope & Recovery
Support Line

In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.

401.942.STOP (7867)