Empower yourself and care for others. Learn about the dangers of drugs such as fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin. Understand substance use disorder. Become an advocate for yourself and your community. Spread the word. Stay healthy.
Help prevent substance use in your family and community by getting educated and telling others:
University of Washington Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI)
Research, educational materials, podcast and resource center.
Public Health—Seattle & King County
County overdose dashboard, plus prevention and education resources.
A Division for Advancing Prevention & Treatment (ADAPT)
Toolkits and educational resources about best practices in prevention and treatment, including a toolkit about how to talk to youth about drugs.
Find treatment and other services for you or others:
A behavioral health treatment services locator provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA).
Washington Recovery Help Line
An anonymous, confidential 24-hour help line for Washington State residents, as well as a website providing treatment education and resources.
Help prevent overdose in your family and community:
Locate overdose-reversal medication such as naloxone with this tool from University of Washington.
Call out illicit activity by calling our drug hotline: 1-888-609-6384 (for emergencies, call 911).