Substance Use Disorder Resources

Substance Use Disorder Resources

Substance Overdose & Use Reduction

Resources & Information

Chasing the Dragon Video In an effort to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug and heroin abuse, the FBI and DEA have released "Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict," a documentary aimed at educating students and young adults about the dangers of addiction. More at

Road to Recovery Series The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Learn to Cope  A support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.

Healthy Streets  An HIV/AIDS and overdose prevention program serving active injection drug users and their families on the North Shore of Massachusetts.

Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing (GRASP)  Is a website with several sources that will help provide support for family and friends that have had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction.

Substance Abuse and Education Help Line  A Massachusetts resource providing free and anonymous information and referral for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns.

Overdose Prevention Resources website that provides educational material and information on opioid overdose prevention

Massachusetts Orginization for Addiction Recovery  Mission: To organize recovering individuals, families, and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions

DPH Response to Opiate Epidemic

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Opiate Task Force Agendas