Data range: February 8, 2018 - March 30, 2022

Naloxone kits dispensed
Reported reversals using naloxone
Kits distributed to first responder agencies

Virtual Dispensary

Does your clinic or community organization need naloxone? Order through the virtual dispensary! Click here to get started.

Naloxone Finder

Are you looking to obtain naloxone for yourself or a community member? Need a refill on your naloxone? Click here to find the closest provider to you!

Prescriber Resources

Nevada prescribers can find an overview of the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act, educational information for providers and patients, and more at, or click here.

Recovery Support

Nobody ever thinks they’ll find themselves struggling with an opioid dependency. It can happen to anyone, at any time. Recovery is possible. It starts with making the choice to change for the better, right now. Find resources now to start working toward a better life for you or a loved one. Recovery from substance dependency doesn’t have to be a solitary journey.

Mobile Recovery & Warm Line

Mobile outreach teams are being used throughout the state of Nevada to provide individuals with connections to care and harm reduction by partnering with emergency departments, law enforcement, and through community outreach. Warmlines are 24/7 numbers providing information on demand and connections to peer recovery specialists.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Services Medicaid Billing

The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy is addressing the opioid crisis by updating Nevada Medicaid policy and opening MAT-related evaluation and management (E/M) codes for billing by Nevada Medicaid providers effective with dates of service. Download the billing instructions here.

Nevada State Opioid Response

On April 21, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced funding through the 21st Century Cures Act to address the national opioid crisis. The State of Nevada will receive $5.6 million over a period of two years (May 2017 through May 2019).

The Purpose of the Nevada Opioid STR Initiative is to address the tremendous opioid crisis by expanding access to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery services for Opioid Use Disorders (OUDs) in Nevada

The Nevada STR Project Consists Of The Following:

  1. The Integrated Opioid Treatment and Recovery Centers
  2. Prevention & Treatment Activities
  3. Controlled Substances Prevention Act

The Nevada STR complements other collaborative efforts Nevada has implemented to expand MAT access and reduce opioid related deaths in Nevada. Detailed information about the Nevada STR Project is available in the State Needs Assessment Report and the State STR Strategic Plan.

For questions regarding the MAT Expansion Project, email us here

Check Out Nevada's on demand video library

Project ECHO trainings address a variety of topics including CDC opioid prescribing guidelines, MAT and pregnancy, harm reduction principles, and more!

Overdose Awareness Day is Observed on August 31st

Overdose Awareness Day is observed on August 31st, and serves as a day to stand alongside the victims and their friends and families, while helping to raise awareness and increase education; and, in addition to serving as a day of remembrance, Overdose Awareness Day is an opportunity to educate the community and reduce the stigma of addiction and drug-related death, and to encourage those struggling with addiction to reach out for help.

See the Governor’s proclamation here: Overdose Awareness Day in Nevada

Opioid Misuse Prevention Toolkit

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