Opioid Misuse Resources

Help for those suffering from Opioid Misuse:


If you or a love one is suffering from opioid misuse, Louisiana 211 can assist in locating resources and help near you. 

  • Dial 211 or Text 'OPIOID' to 898-211 to access resources available for those suffering from opioid misuse and those helping others struggling with opioid misuse. 

When you text OPIOID to 898-211, you will begin a semi-automatic texting interaction with options to connect with a live crisis intervention specialist at VIA LINK,Inc./211.

This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week - anywhere in Louisiana. ​​​​​​​

Louisiana 211 works in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health and Bureau of Community Preparedness to provide supports related to opioid misuse in Louisiana.

​​​​​​​To view data related to how Louisiana citizens are utilizing 211 to access the help they need, click here.