Naloxone/NarcanNARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray is the first FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for the emergency treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose. NARCAN® Nasal Spray counteracts the life-threatening effects of opioid overdose. Click here for details.
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Outcome ReportsBCDAC, Inc.'s Prescriber and Consumer Education to Reduce Substance Abuse initiative was comprised of a series of project activities that were carried out in the 2017 fiscal year. View the report from these activities here.
PA Get Help NowFirst launched in November 2016, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs' PA Get Help Now hotline has received more than 25,000 calls from Pennsylvanians looking for help for themselves or a loved one. Click here for complete information.
PA Stop CampaignThe PA Stop Campaign is designed to educate Pennsylvanians about the risks of prescription painkiller and heroin use, the relationship between painkiller and heroin use, and what to do when you need help. Learn more here.
PRO-ACTPennsylvania Recovery Organization - Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT) works to reduce the stigma of addiction, ensure the availability of adequate treatment and recovery support services, and to influence public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery. Click here for details.
Support groups are an important part of recovery from substance use disorders (SUD). These groups exist both for people with an SUD and for their families or significant others, and are one of the choices an individual has during the recovery process.