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DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 24, 2020 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Community members are encouraged to dispose of any unused or expired prescription medications at their local prescription drug collection box.

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Recovery Friendly Workplace Toolkit

When substance use affects the health of your organization, there’s a new direction in how to handle it. It’s called the Recovery Friendly Workplace initiative – and it can take your business to better morale, better bottom-line performance, and happier, healthier, loyal, long-term employees.

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Everyone's Pain is Unique

New Change the Script material for the healthcare setting! Everyone’s pain is unique and so is their pain management plan. Order the free poster and tear-off pad to help patients keep better track of their pain.

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Administering Naloxone During COVID-19

SAMHSA has released guidance for Law Enforcement and First Reponders on how to administer naloxone during COVID-19.

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Wear a mask & gloves, keep your distance, and drink responsibly

If you’re concerned about your drinking habits during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit and take the free self-assessment

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For 24/7 substance use treatment call 1-800-563-4086

Includes detox and perscription opioid or heroin addiction treatment.

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Digital Remembrance Quilt

See the stories behind the statistics: A memorial "stitching together" the lives of our loved ones lost to addiction.

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Digital Remembrance Quilt Digital Remembrance Quilt

A state-wide campaign to provide prevention, treatment, and recovery resources for people impacted by prescription drug misuse and addiction.

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Recovery Friendly Workplace Toolkit

When substance use affects the health of your organization, there’s a new direction in how to handle it. Get your business on the road to recovery.



Get Naloxone before you need it.

Naloxone (Narcan®) is a medicine that quickly reverses an opioid overdose. It's safe and easy to administer, and available at pharmacies throughout Connecticut.

If you know someone in danger of an opioid overdose, carry Naloxone – before you need it.

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Helping CT understand, prevent, and recover from opioid addiction is Connecticut’s premier resource on substance misuse and addiction including the full continuum of prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery. This site includes data on the scope of the opioid crisis, tips on safe prescription medication storage and disposal, information of statewide initiatives and campaigns, strategies for overdose prevention including access to the life-saving drug naloxone (Narcan®), and access to treatment and recovery supports.