This Aug. 29, 2018 photo shows an arrangement of prescription Oxycodone pills in New York.

Minnesota opioid task force to hold 1st meeting next week

AG Ellison 'optimistic' after Oklahoma opioid ruling

AG Ellison 'optimistic' after Oklahoma opioid ruling

Opioids in Minnesota

Audit: Hospitals put Native Americans at risk with opioids

Opioid addiction program applauded, Gov. Walz proposes expansion

Bipartisan legislation to help end opioid crisis introduced in the Minn. Senate

Could Minnesota soon limit the supply of prescription opioids?

Retired marathoner from Minnesota addresses addiction and recovery in South Dakota

Babies born in withdrawal new complication in opioid cases


SAMHSA's National Helpline

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers a free, confidential, 24/7/365 treatment referral and information service helpline. The organization also lists many resources and programs.

DEA Definition of Controlled Substances

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) offers a definition of controlled substances including whether they have a currently accepted medical use in the United States, their relative abuse potential, and the likelihood of causing dependence when abused.

NIH Information on Prescription Opioids and Heroin

The above linked resource provides an explanation of the relationship between prescription opioids and heroin from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NSC Prescription Drug Community Action Toolkit

The National Safety Council (NSC)'s Prescription Drug Community Action Toolkit offers resources in addressing prescription drug misue, abuse and overdose.

Minnesota Treatment Centers & Programs

A guide to treatment centers and programs throughout Minnesota.

Narcotics Anonymous - Minnesota Region

A guide to Narcotics Anonymous meeting locations throughout the state.