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If you feel that you or someone else is in immediate danger or is experiencing a drug overdose, call 911 immediately.


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Where to Get Help

The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services helps you find the assistance you need by maintaining a list of provider agencies throughout the state. To find an appropriate treatment provider near you, visit:

Addiction Services Providers by County

Signs of Overdose

Signs of overdose include the following:

  • No response when you shake the person or call their name
  • Not breathing
  • Slow or shallow breathing (less than one breath every six seconds)
  • Pinpoint pupils
  • Choking, snoring, or gurgling sounds
  • Blue, grey, or ashen lips and fingernails
  • Slow, irregular pulse
  • No pulse
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures

Opioid Addiction Hotline

If you or someone you love has an addiction to pain medications, or is using these medications in a way that puts them at risk of addiction, there IS help available.
  • HELPLINE: Call 1-877-275-6364 for information about addiction and to get a referral to treatment
  • CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text 4hope to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will text you within five minutes to confidentially assist you.

For additional information on treatment for addiction and substance abuse disorder, please explore the resources on our treatment page.