To seek prevention and treatment solutions for those affected by addiction.
York County Heroin/Opioid Prevention Education Task Force was stated in the summer of 2016. In response to the nationwide epidemic of opioid/ heroin abuse and addiction. This committee gathers local, sate, and national data and shares the information with all stakeholders. It’s members participate and attend date and national conferences on opioid abuse and encourages proper prescribing practices by York County dentist, veterinarians, and physicians. In 2014, overdose deaths surpassed deaths from automobile accidents with more than 120 dying every day in the US.