Drug overdose remains a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Overdoses involving prescription and illicit opioids take the lives of 128 people every day. Take action and learn how to prevent and reduce harms associated with drug use, misuse, and overdose. Save a life.
The basics of the opioid overdose epidemic
Activities to reduce opioid overdose deaths
Up-to-date information on overdose, prescribing practices, and more
Data to inform prevention and response efforts
Helpful materials to raise awareness
Five key strategies guide our work to prevent overdose deaths