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. These information sites  have been verified as of August 2018.

 

MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES 



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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

 

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

 

TAKE CHARGE OHIO
A website for patients, practitioners and the general public to promote and implement safer pain management and pain medication practices
http://www.takechargeohio.org/



 

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/

 

 

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
https://www.facebook.com/svdai/

 

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

 

 

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 FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS
 
https://nacoa.org/about-us/
National Association for Children of Addiction provides excellent  resources, tool kits and training opportunities for families and child care professionals

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

https://drugfree.org/
Partnership for Drug Free Kids website provides support and guidance information for parents struggling with a child's substance use


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

 

http://detoxrehabs.org/children-using-drugs/
comprehensive list of social, behavioral, physical and mental signs of drug use and how to identify common types of drug paraphernalia


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

 
 
 

https://www.shatterproof.org/about-addiction