Useful resources in the work to end the epidemic.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website for the Opioid Epidemic. It contains valuable information on: Understanding the Opioid Crisis; Epidemic Data & Statistics; The Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic; State Responses to the Opioid Epidemic
Center for Disease Control
Center for Disease Control (CDC) website for the Opioid Epidemic. It contains information on understanding the epidemic; commonly used terms; Information on heroin and fentanyl: statics/data; overdose prevention; information for patients; information for providers; state information: CDC publications; and a resource center
National Institute of Health HEAL Initiative
National Institute of Health (NIH) HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative website. This program launched in April 2018 as an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. It contains information regarding this new initiative. In its resource section it contains valuable links to other national resources.