If you have an emergency, dial 911 because saving someone from an opioid overdose requires a quick response. Good Samaritan laws provide limited immunity for minor drug violations, drug paraphernalia, and being under the influence at the time of the medical emergency.
Recovery is a process through which people build the skills and support system needed to overcome and manage an addiction. This path looks different for everyone.
Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) should have access to addiction treatment, mental health services, and medical care. The following services offer judgement-free, confidential guidance and support throughout a journey from addiction to wellness.
Many of these services are FREE and financial assistance is available to help cover the costs of programs that do have fees.
Call 1-800-920-4343. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s free and confidential.
Our trained specialists can connect you with Care Coordination, social support, counseling, treatment options, and services in your area. Find out what happens when you call the Resource Hotline, and how we can help you or a loved one.
Opioid Texting Support
Text OPIOID to 898211 to connect with local resources that best fit your needs. Answer a few questions and get help for yourself or a loved one who is struggling.
Use the Helpline Center’s statewide database to find opioid prevention, treatment, and support services in your area. Search by county or zip code.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) or Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) is a proven method to help those struggling with opioid addiction. This approach uses a combination of counseling and medication to help patients work toward recovery. MAT/MOUD is offered through a number of South Dakota providers.
Use the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s online tool to find treatment facilities in the United States and U.S. Territories.
Care Coordination is a free, confidential service that provides one-on-one support for people (or loved ones) struggling with opioid addiction. Find out how a care coordinator can support a path to recovery.
Face It TOGETHER® provides effective peer coaching to people living with addiction, including loved ones. Connect with a coach by video, phone, or in person. Financial assistance is available to cover the cost of coaching for those impacted by opioid addiction.
Better Choices, Better Health® SD offers free educational workshops for caregivers and adults living with chronic pain. In a supportive group environment, participants learn skills to safely manage pain and balance life with ongoing physical and/or mental health conditions.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)