Facts For Community Members

Resources For Communities

Resources that may be useful to local communities and organizations are found at the following websites:

Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

National Treatment Referral Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or 1-800-487-4889 (TDD — for hearing impaired)

National Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator: to search by state, city, county, and zip code Buprenorphine Physician & Treatment Program Locator:

State Substance Abuse Agencies:

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ):

SAMHSA Publications:

1-877-SAMHSA (1-877-726-4727)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

White house Ofice of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) State and Local Information:

Association of State and Territorial health Officials (ASThO) Prescription Drug Overdose: State Health Agencies Respond (2008):

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
State Issue Brief on Methadone Overdose Deaths:

National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards:

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)
Prevalence of Prescription Opioid Abuse: