LINKS TO INFORMATION



 

The sites listed here contain accurate information about addiction in general as well as opiates and heroin in particular. These sites may also provide resources, tools, literature and media articles of interest to anyone dealing with addiction or treatment and prevention initiatives. Mental Health and Recovery Board sites contain both general information and service provider listings.

 

MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES 


THE C.A.R.A. ACT
http://www.cadca.org/comprehensive-addiction-and-recovery-act-cara

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ADDICTION MEDICINE
https://www.asam.org/

STARK COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION RECOVERY 
http://starkmhar.org

OHIO MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES
http://mha.ohio.gov

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
http://www.samhsa.gov

 

SURGEON GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES
http://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/


NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
https://www.drugabuse.gov/

 


LOCAL MEDIA 

 

COVER2.ORG
On-line podcasts and educational information about addiction, treatment, recovery and alternatives to prescription opiates.
http://cover2.org/podcasts/

ROCK AND RECOVERY RADIO
Meaningful music with positive messages of strength, hope and sobriety support for the recovery journey
http://www.rockandrecovery.com/

STARK COUNTY HEROIN EPIDEMIC AWARENESS
Facebook discussion group and articles
https://www.facebook.com/groups/189837704723342

 

 

LOCAL TASK FORCES & INITIATIVES


GREEN - THE CITY WITHOUT DRUGS INITIATIVE
http://www.cityofgreen.org/city-without-drugs

MINERVA'S HOPE
https://www.facebook.com/Minervas-Hope-1598101780475662/

PROJECT PROACT1
Patient's Right to Opiod Alternatives - conservative Treatment First
North Central Acadmey of Chiropractic's intiative to promote non-drug pain treatment and management options
http://ohiochiro.org/opioid-epidemic.html

SANDY VALLEY DRUG AWARENESS INITIATIVE
https://www.facebook.com/svdai/

 

COPLEY POLICE  DEPARTMENT - HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT PROGRAM
A travelling interactive exhibit and education program that teaches parents how to spot signs of drug use and other problems from items found in a teen bedroom. Items that are taken for granted as the usual belongings may actually be signals that the teenager could be involved in risky and even illegal activity including substance abuse, underage drinking, eating disorders, sexual activity and more. Find a schedule of events at
http://www.copley.oh.us/police/hidden-in-plain-site

 

TIP LINES

OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE HEROIN UNIT
1-855-224-6446
Confidentially report the inappropriate prescribing or distributing of prescription drugs
http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Individuals-and-Families/Victims/Drug-Diversion

 

STARK COUNTY SHERIFF
Anonymous Tip Line 330-430-3697
http://www.starkcountyohio.gov/sheriff/resources/narcotics-unit/report-drug-activity


MAGNOLIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
confidential email tip line
http://magnoliapolice.com/reportacrime.htm

 

ON-LINE TOOL KITS & LITERATURE

http://starttalking.ohio.gov
Prevention & discussion tips and tool kits for parents/guardians and youth group leaders

http://al-anon.org
Articles and literature available on-line
 
Information about how to get court ordered involuntary treatment (potentially at no cost) for your loved one's drug or alcohol addiction.

http://www.nar-anon.org
Articles and literature available on-line

http://opiatetoolkit.starkmhar.org
Tips, facts, resources and advice for teens, parents and teachers

 

https://www.cantonmercy.org/sites/default/files/OpioidsMercyCantonOhio.pdf
General information about opiates and local resource listings


OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE HEROIN UNIT
1-855-224-6446
Publications, educational videos and assistance with community engagement and task force initiatives
http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Individuals-and-Families/Victims/Drug-Diversion

 
EPIDEMIC STARK COUNTY
Awareness and prevention toolkit for families
http://www.starkepidemic.com/
 
HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT on-line program
An interactive exhibit and education program that teaches parents how to spot signs of drug use and other problems from items found in a teen bedroom.
http://powertotheparent.org/hidden-in-plain-sight/



 

GENERAL INFORMATION  ABOUT HEROIN AND ADDICTION 

 

https://www.addictionguide.com/


http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/ 

https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/

http://www.addictscience.com/for-addicts-loved-ones

http://www.changeaddictionnow.org

http://www.dosespot.com/preventing-opioid-addiction-for-teens