Opioid Resources

Counties and the Opioid Crisis: Resources

Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and many others. Between 2006 and 2016, nearly 7,000 lives were lost to the opioid epidemic in Georgia. Since the opioid epidemic has impacted county governments and its citizens, ACCG compiled the following resources to help counties evaluate and combat the effects of opioid use in their community.

Educational Information:

State Agencies:

National Agencies:

Nonprofits:

Other Information:

County-Level Data Sources:

Grants

Emergency Response:

Prevention (Locations of Safe Drug Disposal Sites):

Treatment Centers:

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