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The more you look, the more help you find…

Look on the internet. You’ll quickly see you’re not alone. Like you, many are concerned and touched by opioid addiction.

And many individuals and organizations have responded with support groups, prevention and treatment programs, ways to prevent overdose deaths and information to help you and your family reach out to loved ones facing addiction.

To start your search, we offer you this sampling of local, state and national resources. You’ll find more help on our Get Help page.


Local Resources

CarePoint – Information about the syringe exchange program in Dayton, to prevent transmission of disease and make referrals to treatment, and the naloxone distribution program, to provide opioid overdose prevention education and reverse opioid overdoses.

Community Overdose Action Team – A Montgomery County effort to combat the opioid/heroin epidemic coordinated by lead agencies Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County and Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services.

Families of Addicts – Weekly meetings and information to empower, support and educate families in Dayton, Springfield, Sidney, Troy, Greenville, Van Wert – and more locations to come.

Heroin HopeLine, a free program funded by OneCity Against Heroin[link to: http://www.onecityagainstheroin.org/] that connects people to treatment and support in Butler, Warren and Clinton counties. The website provides information on different types of heroin treatment programs.

Let’s Face Heroin – Clark County resources for addressing heroin addiction.

Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services – Information about heroin and other drugs, where to get help for addiction, where to drop off unused prescription drugs, and more.

Samaritan Behavioral Health’s CrisisCare Program – Hotline crisis counseling, warmline 24-hour supportive counseling, other crisis services, and patient education.

Treatment, Support and Counseling Resources in Darke, Miami and Shelby Counties – provided by Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services.


Ohio Resources

Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery – Addiction recovery, advocacy and education.

Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services, which provides comprehensive information on treatment services and a directory to treatment programs throughout Ohio.

Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided with Naloxone) – information about naloxone (Narcan), a medication that can reverse opioid overdose, and a list of Project DAWN naxolone distribution and training sites in Ohio, including Montgomery and surrounding counties.

Take Charge Ohio – A state initiative that provides information on how to safely use pain medication and prevent medication abuse, and how to help loved ones who live with addiction.


National Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Information to help protect you and your loved ones from opioid abuse, addiction and overdose – and what the CDC is doing to prevent overdose deaths.

The Medicine Abuse Project – What you can do to prevent prescription medicine abuse. A program of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

The National Center on Addiction and Drug Abuse – A comprehensive look at the problem of addiction and how to prevent it.

National Institute on Drug Abuse – Drug abuse information and treatment resources for patients and families.

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator – A search tool for locating substance abuse and mental health treatment facilities near you or your loved ones, provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

What to Do If Your Adult Friend or Loved One Has a Problem with Drugs – Guidance provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.