OUR MISSION

The Mission of the York Opioid Collaborative is to coordinate efforts in our region to reduce overdose deaths and to minimize the impact of the opioid epidemic in our community through four areas of focus:

PREVENT

Increase county-wide prevention and education efforts throughout York County to prevent or delay the onset of Substance Use Disorder.

RESCUE

Increase rescue efforts in York County to promote the health, safety, and well-being of persons at high risk for an overdose and/or those with a substance or opioid use disorder.

TREAT

Eliminate barriers to increase access and utilization of Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health treatment services throughout York County.

RECOVER

Ensure that all individuals in York County have the opportunity for successful recovery and supportive communities.

DATA

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Overdose Deaths in 2019
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Overdose Deaths in 2020
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Overdose Deaths in 2021

Last updated April 13, 2021. OverdoseFreePA data is updated monthly. Cases may take 3 months or longer to be reported based on confirmation of toxicology results.

RESOURCES

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NEWS UPDATES

From the Blog

Safe Sharps Disposal- Community Health Survey

As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the health of the community it serves, the York Opioid Collaborative is partnering with the City of York Bureau of Health to spearhead a comprehensive community needs survey. We are gathering information from York County residents to identify current practices in the disposal of sharps to understand…

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National Prescription Take-Back Day: April 2021

With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs.…

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Medication Take Back- Volunteers needed!

The York Opioid Collaborative is looking for volunteers to assist with Medication Take Back sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back day! Volunteers will assist to handout literature, assist with traffic flow and answer questions. Volunteers will be provided training. If interested, please contact info@yorkopioidcollaborative.org for more information.

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OUR PARTNERS

Partners in York Opioid Collaborative include government institutions, public health and safety organizations, local businesses, and concerned members of our community. For a full list of our partners, click the button below.