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 INFORMATION

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

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

 

LOCAL MEDIA 

ADDICTION VOICES OF HOPE
Weekly radio show about addiction currently off the air but audio podcasts of the previously aired shows can be heard on-line
 http://addictionvoicesofhope.com/radio-program


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

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/

SANDY VALLEY DRUG AWARENESS INITIATIVE
http://www.svdai.org/

 

 

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/DrugAbuse

 

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

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

http://www.freedrugtest.org

 

GENERAL INFORMATION  ABOUT HEROIN AND ADDICTION

 

http://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/

http://www.addictions.com/heroin

http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/

http://www.addictioncenter.com/

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

http://www.asam.org/public-resources

http://www.changeaddictionnow.org