Prevent Overdose


We all have a role to play in stopping the drug overdose epidemic in Rhode Island. Get the facts — learn how you can help prevent opioid addiction and overdose.


 

Learn About Fentanyl

 

Fentanyl is a very strong opioid that has led to overdoses in over 650 people. Find out how you can stay safe when using fentanyl.

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Learn About Opioids

 

It’s important to understand the basics about opioids.

 

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Respond to Overdose

 

Knowing what steps to take during an opioid overdose can save lives.

 

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Safer Drug Use Practices

 

Find out what you can do to stay safe when using drugs.

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Help a Loved One

 

Is someone you love using opioids and at risk for overdose? You can help.

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Get Naloxone

 

Naloxone is a medicine that can stop an opioid overdose. Learn what it is and where you can get it.

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Get Rid of Meds Safely

 

Getting rid of medicines safely is an important part of preventing opioid use and overdose.

 

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Get Help

 

If you’re struggling with opioid addiction, you’re not alone. Addiction is a disease, and you can get help.

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