Welcome to the Indiana State Department of Health's overdose prevention website. The Indiana State Department of Health is committed to educating communities and residents about the prevention, intervention and treatment of opioid use disorder to build a healthier Indiana. In 2016, 1,518 Hoosiers died from drug poisoning, marking a 725% increase since 1999.
This site and links to other sites contain opioid and heroin prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences.
It all starts with KNOWLEDGE and understanding the facts. Visit Know the O to learn more and recognize that:
Opioid use disorder is a disease, there is treatment, and recovery is possible.
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid Overdose site for more information and national drug overdose statistics.
Visit NextLevel Recovery Indiana for resources on opioid use disorder prevention and treatment in Indiana.