Think you know about opioids? Think Again.

Page updated on Aug 26, 2020 at 11:54 AM

Think You Know Campaign

Help raise awareness about opioids, misuse, overdose risks, treatment and recovery. Share these videos on social media and tag three others to share them with their own networks. Use the sample posts below or create your own. 



Think you know about opioids? Think again.

Did you know that anyone can misuse or overdose on opioids? A family member or neighbor. A friend or coworker. Millions of Americans report misusing prescription drugs. Over 46,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2018. Educate yourself and those you love. Learn more at alexandriava.gov/Opioids



Think you know about fentanyl? Think again. 

Did you know that fentanyl, a synthetic opioid is 50 times more potent than morphine? Or that fentanyl can be pressed into counterfeit pills without your knowledge? Educate yourself and those you love. Learn more at alexandriava.gov/Opioids.



Think you know about opioids? Think again. Carry Narcan. Save a Life.

Did you know 46,802 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2018 involved opioids? Did you know that Narcan can save the life of someone who is overdosing? You can get this easy to use nasal spray for free. Save a life. Carry Narcan. Find out where you can pick up Narcan at alexandriava.gov/Opioids.



Think you know about opioids? Think again. Treatment Works.

Did you know that opioid addiction is a disease? It affects the brain and the body. But there is hope. Millions of lives are being transformed through treatment and recovery programs. Our doors are open. We are here for you. Find out about treatment and recovery options at alexandriava.gov/Opioids.




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