Each one of us has a role to play in preventing and reducing opioid addiction. No matter who you are and whether or not you take opioids, there are steps you can take to help impact the crisis—from returning unused prescription drugs to asking your doctor about alternative treatments to keeping Naloxone nasal spray in your home or business.
Help Maine fight the opioid crisis—Play your part!
If you’ve decided you need help, there are places you can turn. Visit https://findtreatment.gov/ to get started.
After you CALL 211, select option “6” to access the Opiate Helpline. A Maine-based specialist will refer you to a provider who can help. A specialist will answer your questions to the best of their abilities. You will receive encouragement and support to help you or a loved one.
After you TEXT your zip code to 898-211, you are automatically connected with a Maine-based specialist. The specialists will text you back asking what services you are looking for and provide you referrals as close to where you live as possible.