Online Resources

Online Opioid Related Resources in the Dakotas

Service providers are working hard to offer a wide range of resources to individuals across each state. Check the list below for resources in your area. Have resources you would like included on this list? Contact us at sdsu.strengtheningtheheartland@sdstate.edu and provide a description of services and contact information for your organization.


South Dakota Online Resources

Opioid Facts

In 2017

Enough opioids were prescribed to medicate every adult in South Dakota round the clock for
15 days straight

In the Past 12 Months

15%
of South Dakota adults have taken a prescription opioid

In South Dakota

The number of opioid-related deaths has
increased steadily since 2012

In the United States

Drug Overdose
is the leading cause of accidental death, and opioids are the most common drug

Resources

  • Avoid Opioid SD
    As part of South Dakota’s statewide targeted response to the opioid crisis, the Avoid Opioid SD campaign provides access to state-specific data, resource lists, and personal stories of addiction and recovery.

  • Prescription Drug Take Back Locations
    Do you have unused prescription opioids in your medicine cabinet? Avoid flushing them or simply throwing them away in the trash. Instead, properly dispose of them at take back sites in your area.

  • South Dakota Opioid Resource Hotline
    Call the number below to find recovery support groups, residential treatment facilities, pain and dependency treatment centers, involuntary commitment procedures, detoxification centers, outpatient addiction and mental health services, and medication assisted treatment providers.
    1-800-920-4343

  • The Helpline Center
    The Center provides a range or resources and connects individuals to services. To contact the Helpline Center: Call 211
    Text OPIOID to 898211
    Email help@helplinecenter.org
    The Helpline Center also provides resource guides specific to your area. Find the guides here: https://www.helplinecenter.org/opioid-care-coordination/opioid-prevention-resources/

Prevention

  • Human Service Agency
    The mission of the Human Service Agency is to provide high quality human services that enable people to develop their fullest potential while maintaining the highest standard of ethical and fiscal responsibility.

  • Volunteers of America, Dakotas
    Since the 1920s, Volunteers of America, Dakotas has been serving troubled youth, families without child care, those struggling with addiction, and at-risk adolescents with supportive and empowering programs. The VOA works with the most vulnerable people in the Dakotas, helping them rebuild whole lives, reach their potential, and become productive members of the community.

  • Youth and Family Services
    Youth & Family Services provides comprehensive, award-winning programs to more than 14,000 children and families each year. YFS provides programs and services in every county in western South Dakota, and focuses on meeting the needs of underprivileged youth and families.

Treatment


North Dakota Online Resources

Opioid Facts

In North Dakota

65.9%
of individuals who abuse prescription opioids obtained them from family or friends

From 2008-2015,

the number of opioid prescriptions increased
59.7%

In North Dakota

Opioid related deaths rose from 20 in 2013 to
77 in 2016

In the United States

Drug Overdose
is the leading cause of accidental death, and opioids are the most common drug

Resources

Prevention

Treatment