Publications

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

Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to save lives and prevent prescription opioid misuse, opioid use disorder (OUD), and overdose by equipping providers with the knowledge, tools, and guidance they... read more

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2016 This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. The guideline addresses 1) when... read more

State Strategies to Meet the Needs of Young Children and Families Affected by the Opioid Crisis

National Academy for State Health Policy, September 2018 The opioid epidemic continues to have devastating consequences for children and families across the country, with growing social and financial implications for states. The estimated cost of the epidemic... read more

Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration, September 2018 This report summarizes key findings from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for national indicators of substance use and mental health among people aged 12 years old and older... 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)