Call or text 9-1-1 if the situation is immediately life-threatening. Our Fire and Rescue personnel carry medication that can prevent death from an opioid overdose.
Call the Fairfax Detoxification Center at 703-502-7000, available 24/7, every day of the year, including weekends and holidays. Our staff will talk with you about your options.
Across Fairfax County and Virginia, law enforcement and health care professionals continue to report a shocking number of deaths due to heroin and opioid overdoses. The statistics are startling.
Fairfax County’s Opioid and Substance Use (OSU) Task Force’s work plan for FY 2021 and FY 2022 has two primary goals: to reduce deaths from opioids through prevention, treatment and harm reduction, and use data to describe the problem, target interventions and evaluate effectiveness.
Over 30 activities are currently underway or in development across five priority areas: education, prevention, and collaboration; early intervention and treatment; enforcement and criminal justice; data and monitoring; and harm reduction. Significant achievements include:
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