Developed by Working Partners, this resource includes an hour-long employee education course that teaches the employee a five-point strategy and provides downloadable tools to enable the employee to understand the dangers of misusing prescription drugs.
The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education developed this Operation Prevention Parent Toolkit to offer guidance to parents and caregivers to help stop the deadly cycle of heroin use and opioid misuse. The Toolkit also includes a self-paced module which guides families through the science of addiction.
The AAOA-NCL (National Consumers League) Consumer Toolkit provides materials to help reinforce the need for patients, caregivers, parents and others to understand their rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioid use.
Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA)
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How to Seek Help
If you receive health insurance from your employer, speak with your benefits manager about treatment coverage. If you or a family member are in need of treatment options for opioid abuse disorder, consider the available options in your area through these national search tools.
SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to provide support for family and friends of those with substance abuse issues. The website also offers a meeting database to find Nar-Anon meetings in your area.
State-Specific Opioid Resources
Many states offer resources that can be utilized by both employers and employees to help those struggling with substance use disorder.