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Heroin Overdose

Signs & Treatment

Learn the signs and treatment of heroin overdose to help identify a potential problem with your loved one as soon as possible.


COVID-19 and Addiction

What You Need to Know

Learn how COVID-19 presents unique challenges for people with substance addiction disorders and ways you can offer support.


Is a 12-Step Program Right for You?

What You Need to Know

The US government reported that there were 93,000 overdose deaths last year—significantly more than any previous year. Learn why that might be.


Record High Overdose Deaths in 2020

Resources You Can Use

There are several sources you can approach if you want to get help for heroin addiction. Learn who you can talk to and where you can go.