Opioid and Substance Misuse Response Program

Helping Georgia families.

Support. Recover. Thrive.

What You Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids are drugs that reduce the feeling of pain. Long-term opioid use can increase the chance of developing opioid use disorder. Accidental overdose, injury, and death can also occur.

call 911

What to Do if You Think Someone is Overdosing



Polysubstance Use

PDMP Database

Check the PDMP Database before prescribing.

Identifying Opioid Use Disorder

Information for Medical Providers

Information for First Responders

Law Enforcement

Access PDMP information through a search warrant or subpoena.

Georgia's Medical Amnesty Law

Provides limited immunity to those seeking medical attention for themselves or someone else.

Georgia's Opioid Response

Syringe Services Program

SSPs protect the public and first responders by providing safe disposal of used needles and syringes.

Drug Surveillance

Monitors overdose trends in Georgia and provides drug surveillance data to end the opioid epidemic.

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The PDMP is an electronic database used to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances.