- The Opioid Epidemic by The Numbers
Infographic updated in January 2019 with overdose-related statistics for opioids and prescription opioids (HHS.gov/opioids).
- Opioid Facts for Teens Booklet
Booklet available for distribution through NIDA – free booklets and free shipping – question-and-answer format that provides teens with facts about opioids and their potential harmful effects (National Institute on Drug Abuse).
- Preventing an Opioid Overdose
2-page PDF, that can be made into a tip card, identifying the basics of an opioid overdose such as signs and symptoms as well as what to do if you think someone is overdosing (CDC).
- Prescription Opioids: What You Need to Know
2-page PDF that identifies the risks ad side effects of opioid use, notes when risks are greater, identifies options, and safety procedures for use (CDC and American Hospital Association).
- Know the Risks
Poster for print that helps people manage their pain and minimizing their risks when seeking effective pain management (CDC)
- Update Your Image of a Person with a Substance Use Disorder
Printable PDF focusing on women and higher risks for substance use disorder (The Institute for Research, Education, and Training in Addictions).
- Rx Pain Medications: Know the Options — Get the Facts
Dangerous Drug Interactions. 1-page PDF referencing dangers of mixing opioids with other substances and the possible dangerous side-effects (SAMHSA).
- Assessing Benefits and Harms of Opioid Therapy
2-page printable PDF that offers guidance on opioid prescribing, benefits of opioid therapy, harms of opioid therapy, and addresses tapering and discontinuing opioid therapy (CDC).
- Patient Facts — Safe Opioid Use
2-page printable PDF that reviews what opioids are, side effects, risks, safe use, and questions for doctors (American College of Physicians).