General Information and Support links
Heroin Helpline (866) 643-6144
Service is free, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls will be answered by a friendly, understanding and supportive counselor, who will explain several heroin addiction treatments.
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (www.nrepp.samhsa.gov)
A searchable online registry of more than 300 interventions supporting substance abuse prevention and treatment. Connects public to intervention developers.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org (www.drugfree.org)
Assists parents in helping to prevent, intervene and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.
Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services (610) 344-6620
Provides information about local resources and community-based drug prevention efforts.
PA Governor's List of CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Centers of Excellence help ensure that people with opioid-related substance use disorder stay in treatment to receive follow-up care and are supported within their communities. The centers coordinate care for people with Medicaid, and treatment is team-based and “whole person” focused, with the explicit goal of integrating behavioral health and primary care.
The Chester County Council on Addictive Diseases (866) 286-3767 or (610) 363-6164
Serves County residents in areas of substance abuse/abuse prevention,intervention and education; public safety and mental health services, as well as referrals.
Signs & Symptoms - Signs & Symptoms to look for
Overdose Survival Guide - emergency O.D Guide
Sober Nation - Sober Nation
http://www.drugfree.org/ - Drug Free
http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/ - National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
http://triweb.tresearch.org/ - TRI Science Addiction
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/ - National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
www.abovetheinfluence.com - Above the Influence
www.vapedanger.com/health-risks/nicotine-addiction/ - Vaping Nicotine Addiction - Risks of Vaping Nicotine Addiction