#Pledge270

270 people die from overdose each day. A large percentage of those deaths are from opioids.

Take the #Pledge270 and commit to taking one or more of the actions below:

  • Utilize person-centric language to change the conversation and decrease stigma around opioid use disorder
  • Educate friends, family and others on the importance of addressing opioid use disorder as a chronic healthcare condition
  • Advocate for availability of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) treatment and support services in my community
  • Increase awareness about the importance of using Naloxone as a lifesaving medication for an opioid overdose
  • Treat those dealing with opioid use disorder with respect, equity, empathy and compassion

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Help us reach 270 pledges!

Take the pledge below to commit to improving the opioid crisis in your community and to receive a certificate.

Additional Resources

Words Matter Resource Cards

Print out this resource card to keep as a reminder of which words to use vs. which words to avoid when discussing substance use disorders.

Behavioral Health & Opioid Misuse Resources

Find resources, curated by Telligen, to support your work around behavioral health and opioid misuse.