John Hopkins Medicine defines opioid use disorder as a complex illness in which a person compulsively uses opioid drugs even when the person wants to stop. Opioid addiction can develop in anyone taking opioids. Talk to your doctor about risks and alternatives when being prescribed opioids. To understand more about opioid addiction and to find resources, visit the John Hopkins opioid use disorder website Opioid Use Disorder | Johns Hopkins Medicine
Know what to do in the case of a home fire? What about your young child? Do your older children know what to do in an emergency? Want to prepare yourself for an emergency but don't know where to begin?
Virtual presentations are available from the American Red Cross to help people understand, prepare for, and respond appropriately to disasters.
Prepare with Pedro: A preparedness education program for grades K-2 that teaches students how to be prepared and to take action for home fires.
The Pillowcase Project: A preparedness program catered to students in 3rd-5th grade to teach them the best ways to stay safe during emergencies that can occur in their communities.
Be Red Cross Ready: A national, standardized, preparedness education curriculum for adults and older youth that is designed to help people understand, prepare for, and respond appropriately to disasters.
Ready Rating: All-in-one place to help businesses, schools, and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies.