Nebraska prevention efforts focus on maintaining safe and drug-free communities. The Division works through regions and community coalitions to plan and carry out activities that result in positive change.
The Division and its partners at the state and local levels are focusing efforts to reduce:
To accomplish change, community coalitions implement strategies that:
Mental Health First Aid aims to teach members of the public how to respond in a mental health emergency and offer support to someone who appears to be in emotional distress. The course is taught throughout Nebraska. Information about next available course can be obtained by contacting the mental health first aid organization.
Be Prepared, Get NARCAN
Are you or a love done at risk of an opioid overdose? Narcan® (naloxone) nasal spray can quickly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Anyone who is a Nebraska resident can obtain Narcan® for free at a participating pharmacy without a prescription. To find a participating pharmacy near you, visit stopodne.com.
What to do in case of an opioid overdose: