Warning Signs of Opioid Addiction
Knowing the warning signs of opioid addiction can help you intervene in the life of a loved one.
Treatment and Recovery Resources
Recovery isn't easy, but it is possible. Support is available to help you or your loved one begin treatment and continue the recovery process.
Narcan (also known as naloxone) is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opiate drug. Free training in the use of Narcan is available.
Safe Medication Disposal
Misusing prescription pain pills is one of the ways opioid addiction can begin. Safe medication storage and disposal is the best way to make sure prescription pills don't end up in the wrong hands. Safe drug disposal sites are located throughout Cattaraugus County and the region.
One important piece of the effort to combat the opioid epidemic is prevention. Cattaraugus County has organizations and programs committed to helping prevent drug use in our communities.