You can get a brochure for parents or caregivers that provides facts about opioids, overdose, addiction and treatment for young people and adolescents experiencing opioid use disorder or addiction to painkillers or heroin.

The brochure includes:

  • An overview of different medications that are effective in treating opioid use disorder, such as buprenorphine and methadone 
  • Action steps to help a child experiencing opioid addiction or misuse
  • Resources for more information and support

The brochure is available in English and Spanish.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance by phone.


If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance by phone.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • You can email requests to
    • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number
    • To update address, email, and organizational information

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