Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids

This special release by the Surgeon General is an extension of the previous comprehensive report on substance use disorders, highlighting extensive opioid-related information in one document. It provides the latest data on prevalence of substance use, opioid misuse, opioid use disorders, opioid overdoses, and related harms. There are additional resources embedded throughout the report. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Government Websites
Continuum of Care
Full continuum of care
Harm Reduction
Response Approach
Comprehensive services
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention