Resources

Treatment Services

An online source of information for persons seeking substance abuse and/or mental health treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories.

Provides a range of services that includes outpatient treatment, methadone treatment, day treatment, detoxification, residential services, and perinatal services.

Alcohol and Drug Services Resource List
Alcohol and Drug Services Priority Preference Flyer
Alcohol and Drug Services Adult System of Care
Alcohol and Drug Services Youth Treatment Services
FDA approved medication-assisted treatment (MAT)

Provider Resources

A prescriber education campaign with the sole purpose of providing healthcare professionals with the tools and resources they need to help patients with prescription drug misuse, abuse, and addiction.

CDC developed and published a Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to provide recommendations for the prescribing of opioid pain medication for patients 18 and older in primary care settings.

Primary Care Guidelines Flowchart
SAMHSA Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant Women
SAMHSA Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Pocket Guide
There is No Magic Pill Campaign Flyer

Harm Reduction

Offers free sterile syringe access and disposal, Naloxone training, HIV testing, Hepatitis C testing, and other resources.

Harm Reduction Services Brochure

Offers free syringe access, overdose prevention, recognition, and response, skin and soft tissue infection reduction, and other resources.

Parent Resources

Provides information on the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.

Helps families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use. They empower families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves.

Parent CRAFT is an evidence-based interactive online course for parents concerned about their teen or child’s alcohol or other drug use.

Helps parents learn about their child’s issues and life experiences, and how they can become a trusted resource to overcome adversity, seek drug counseling and/or treatment, and create a wellness family culture grounded in open communication.

This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother’s treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.

Patient & Family Resources

Find safety advice for patients & family members.

This guide includes information on assessment, treatment overview, medications available to treatment opioid use and overdose. It also provides links to find a provider and support groups for patients and families.

Learn the symptoms of an opioid overdose and what you should do during a drug overdose.

Provides information for people struggling with drug abuse, as well as resources for their families and friends.

Provides tools to help evaluate and better manage chronic pain.

Educational Resources

The Truth Campaign incorporates advertisements promoting awareness among young people around opioid addiction.

Provides a range of resources on prevention, treatment, recovery, and education on opioid addiction. 

The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder. 

The goals of this toolkit are to better equip local health department staff to respond to manifestations of the opioid epidemic in their own towns and cities, and to provide a one-stop reference guide of best practices and other resources.

Vital Signs publication on today's heroin epidemic

Additional Information

California Hub & Spoke System Awardees
California Hub & Spoke Locations and Contacts
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