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Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids eBook

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has created a new eBook — Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids: A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use. To prepare parents and families with the knowledge and skills to identify opioids, spot early use and take action effectively.

Washington State Department of Health Dashboards - Opioid Data

The Washington State Department of Health has recently published an Opioid Dashboard.

2018 Oregon Conference on Opioids, Pain and Addiction Treatment: Pioneering Change

2018 Oregon Conference on Opioids, Pain and Addiction Treatment: Pioneering Change
May 17 - 19, 2018
Hilton Eugene | Eugene, Oregon

For more information about this conference, contact: 
Elizabeth White, MPA, Project Manager, Oregon Coalition for the
Responsible Use of Meds (OrCRM), a service of Lines for Life
503.244.5211 or elizabethw@linesforlife.org

Or visit conference website at:

Upcoming DEA National Take-Back Day

The next DEA National Take-Back day will be Sat, Apr 28, 2018 from 10am-2pm.

These events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.

Main website:  www.DEATakeBack.com

Visit this site to locate a year-round authorized collector in your area:  https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch/spring/main?execution=e1s1

Help Identify Safe Disposal & Take-back Events

This survey opportunity is now closed.

Visit the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention page on Athena for information and resources related to safe disposal and medicine take-back events.

New Campaign Aims to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Abuse

Originally posted January 23, 2018

The Starts with One campaign is designed to inform and educate young adults, their parents, and older adults about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and the importance of safe storage, use, and disposal.

Findings Released - 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey

Originally posted on December 14, 2017

Inslee Takes Next Steps to Continue Work on Opioid Crisis

On January 15, Governor Jay Inslee proposed next steps to fulfill a multi-pronged approach to combat the opioid crisis. It includes a proposed supplemental budget and accompanying legislation that aims to build upon substantial work already underway to treat more of those in need of services, not stigmatize people with a medical disorder, and prevent the epidemic from claiming more lives.

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