The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

Partnership For Drug Free Kids

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids translates the science of teen drug use and addiction, providing parents with support to prevent and cope with teen drug and alcohol abuse.

Start Talking

Governor John R. Kasich and First Lady Karen W. Kasich have launched Start Talking! to give parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.

Community Resource Directory

United Way 211 is an information and referral hotline that provides access to services including: basic human services, healthcare resources, services for children, youth and families, support for older adults and persons with disabilities and employment supports.



Ohio's leading membership-based association for substance abuse prevention professionals.


Let's Face Heroin in Butler County

In 2010 there were 61 total overdose deaths in Butler County. Today that number has grown more than 200%.  The signs of heroin use are hidden in plain sight. Being aware of these signs can help detour a path to addiction.