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

http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/substanceabuseservices/centersofexcellence/

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