Combating the opioids crisis is a top priority for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). Click here to learn more about DHSS’ efforts and the latest opioid-related statistics and trends.
Missouri is committed to supporting those impacted by the opioid crisis through education, resources, and linkage to treatment. Click here to learn more about Missouri’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis.
Communities around the country continue to be faced with alarming rates of opioid misuse and overdose deaths. Opioid misuse is a nationwide public health crisis and was declared a public health emergency in 2017. Click here to learn more about the federal response.
Missouri is committed to reducing the number of opioid-related overdose deaths. First responders, providers, and community members can provide life-saving treatment to individuals who are experiencing an overdose. Click here to learn more about MO-HOPE’s efforts and training opportunities.
MO HealthNet Opioid Prescription Intervention (OPI) Program
Providers play an important role in combatting Missouri’s opioid crisis. The Missouri Department of Social Services is working with providers to update prescribing practices and improve care for MO HealthNet participants. Click here to learn more about their efforts.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has collaborated with the Missouri Institute of Mental Health and the Department of Mental Health for the coordination of Naloxone distribution. Request yours now.