I started taking my dad's pain pills for fun, but then I got hooked. I battled addiction for more than four years, including a time when I was homeless. I was able to get treatment, it was hard – but it was worth it. I've been clean for two and half years.
Call 911 if someone you know is experiencing an overdose, and administer naloxone if available. For information on how to use naloxone, watch this Naloxone Training Video.
Signs And Symptoms Of Addiction:
Know the Signs. Save a Life.
Find Treatment In Your Community:
Call 1-800-662-4357 or visit the Online Treatment Locator Tool
Resources For Treatment And Recovery:
Easy Steps to Find Quality Treatment
Faces and Voices of Recovery - Handbook: "Decision in Discovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder" and see Table of Contents.