Prescription Drugs

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

COCA Call Webinar Series

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2016 CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) partnered with CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) and the University of Washington to present a webinar series about the CDC... read more

Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids: An Online Training Series for Healthcare Providers

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2017  In 2017, almost 57 million American patients had at least one prescription for opioids filled or refilled. The average number of opioid prescriptions per patient was 3.4, and the average days of supply per prescription... 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)