The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African American Population: An Urgent Issue

SAMHSA, 2020

This newly released SAMHSA report presents data on the prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Black/African American population; contextual factors and challenges to prevention and treatment; and innovative community-based strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment and support.

Click here to access this briefing.

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)