• Call 330-452-6000, the Stark County Crisis Hotline anytime
  • Text 4hope to 741 741, the Crisis Text Line anytime
  • Call 9-1-1 if emergency services are needed. If requesting law enforcement, you can ask for a CIT-trained officer »
  • Call 330-454-HELP (4357) for the Opiate Hotline for community information, education, support and connection to services anytime, day or night


Heroin & Opiate Help

Medical Professionals

CDC Releases Prescription Guidelines On March 15, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain to help primary care providers ensure the safest and most effective treatment for their patients. View the CDC news release » and the CDC at-a-glance chart »

Understanding Opiate Addiction Harmful health consequences resulting from the use of opioid medications that are prescribed for the treatment of pain (Oxycontin®, Vicodin®, Demerol® and others) has dramatically increased in recent years. Read more about understanding opiate addiction » 

Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Current information on the use of sublingual and transmucosal buprenorphine for the medication assisted treatment of opioid use disorder. Read the SAMHSA Advisory »

Heroin Treatment Substance use is a problem if it causes trouble in your relationships, in school, in social activities, or in how you think and feel. If you are concerned you might have a drug or alcohol problem, consult your personal physician, or contact any treatment provider funded by StarkMHAR for an assessment. Read more about treatment »

Ohio Department of Health Read the overdose report » and view a fentanyl fact sheet »

Drug Drop Off Locations Don’t risk your unwanted prescriptions getting into an illicit supply pipeline. Drug Free Stark County has collaborated with law enforcement throughout Stark County to establish more than a dozen permanent drug drop off locations. Find a drop box near you »

Get a Naloxone Overdose Kit Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug (heroin or prescription pain medications). When administered during an overdose, Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and quickly restores breathing. Naloxone kits are distributed free of charge at area providers. Find out where to get a kit at StarkMHAR.org/OverdoseKit »


types of opiates

The following are common opioid prescription pain relievers.

Generic Drug Composition Brand Name
Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen Vicoprofen®, Ibudone®, Reprexain®
Ibuprofen/Oxycodone Combunox®
Chlorpheniramine/Hydrocodone TussiCaps®
Acetaminophen/Oxycodone Xolox®, Tylox®, Magnacet®, Endocet®, Primlev®, Roxicet®, Percocet®
Aspirin/Oxycodone Endodan®
Atropine/Difenoxin Motofen®
Tramadol Ryzolt®, ConZip®, Ultram®
Hydromorphone Dilaudid®, Palladone®, Exalgo®
Pentazocine Talwin®
Meperidine Demerol®
Buprenorphine Buprenex®, Butrans®
Tepentadol Nucynta®
Oxymorphone Opana®
Remifentanil Ultiva®
Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone Norco®, Lortab®, Hycet®, Zolvit®, Zydone®, Lorcet®, Maxidone®, Co-gesic®, Liquicet®, Xodol®, Vicodin®, Stagesic®, Zamicet®
Morphine/Naltrexone Embeda®
Fentanyl Sublimaze®, Abstral®, Subsys®, Duragesic®, Ionsys®
Morphine Infumorph®, Astramorph®, Duramorph®, DepoDur®
Sufentanil Sufenta®
Alfentanil Alfenta®
Hydrocodone/Pseudophedrine Rezira®
Oxycodone Roxicodone®, Oxycontin®, Oxecta®
SOURCE: DrugFree.org, https://drugfree.org/drug/prescription-pain-relievers-opioids/, accessed October 13, 2017