Together, we can heal our communities by building better support systems that connect people with opioid use disorder to treatment and recovery services and educate more residents about overdose prevention.
Whether you are in recovery, supporting a loved one, or wondering how your organization can make a difference, this page includes resources to help you make your neighborhood a place where recovery can thrive.
There are many proven ways to support people with opioid use disorder. Some actions anyone can take to reduce opioid overdose deaths and create a recovery-friendly community are:
View the laws for each state participating in the HEALing Communities Study:
Do you live in one of the communities that is participating in the HEALing Communities Study? If so, you can support your local coalition's efforts to reduce overdose deaths by sharing their outreach materials and the link to your community page on this website with people looking for local resources for naloxone. Also share information on providers who can prescribe medications to treat opioid use disorder. You can also use our communication playbooks to get tips and guidance on effective community outreach.
Fill out the form below to connect with your local coalition and get started. Your local HEALing Communities Study coalition will reach out to you with more information.