Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids: Facts

Opioid [ˈō-pē-ˌȯid] noun
Prescription painkillers, such as fentanyl, oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illegal drugs, such as heroin.

Opioids are highly addictive drugs that can have dangerous side effects and can cause overdose and death. View the helpful Prescription Opioid Safety Checklist.

Opioids are the cause of a current epidemic in Anne Arundel County. More than two opioid overdoses happen daily in Anne Arundel County. View the latest Opioid-Related Data Reports.

If you or someone you care about is hooked on heroin, prescription drugs or other opioids, time is running out. Get help today.