Struggling With Addiction or Have Questions?

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Drug overdoses don’t happen only to people with drug addictions. An accidental drug overdose can happen to anyone, and with prescribed medications and illicit substances alike. Learn how to avoid your risk of an OD by avoiding drugs or behaviors that could lead to an OD. Explore the information and links below to find the best information and resources for your situation.

Visit the CDC’s Information for Patients struggling with chronic pain.

Get FREE online addiction guidance and support from national experts.

This program is made possible through financial support from UMMC.

Mississippians can now get FREE access to expert training, guidance, and support. Allies in Recovery is a FREE national online program that provides knowledge, skills, and support to families who have loved ones struggling with addiction, and offers families a way to get them on the road to recovery. Signing up is easy. Simply visit the Allies in Recovery sign up page, and choose “State of Mississippi” as your Sponsoring Organization.

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a program of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has a variety of resources for understanding and finding treatment for substance abuse.

Find appropriate treatment and locations in Mississippi.

In addition to counseling and behavior-based treatments, some medication-based treatments are available for addiction as well as Opiate Use Disorder (OUD), which has become a fast-growing problem in the U.S.

Get help immediately by calling SAMHSA's National Helpline.