Drug & Alcohol Prevention

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OVERDOSE AND OPIOID USE IN TRAVIS COUNTY

Opioids, including prescription opioids, heroin and fentanyl killed more than 42,000 people in 2016, more than any year on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

 
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HEROIN ADDICTION

DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). Since 2015, the website has provided research and fact-based resources for free.

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THE DANGERS OF DRUG USE

Although not classified as a disease, substance abuse is a very destructive addiction that all too often ruins lives.

 
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TRAVIS COUNTY PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER

The Prevention Resource Center aims to provide information and statistics on substance abuse in the Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC) region 7.

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UNDERAGE DRINKING

Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States.

 
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NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE (NIDA)

NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.