Opioid Resources/Information: Louisiana

How Prevalent is Opioid Abuse?

Opioid abuse is a problem in Louisiana where almost all indicators … addiction to opioid medications, overdose deaths, emergency room admissions and over-prescribing … are evidence of the problem. 

A link for LDH’s website with Opioid related information is as follows: Opioid Get Help navigation

Additional Documents are attached:

FINAL Opioid Substance Abuse Status Report

SAMHSA Overdose Toolkit

Opioid Epidemic PPT

CY 2016 - Valid Drug/Alcohol Affected Newborn Victims - Chart