What are Opioids?

Opioids are a class of drugs used to reduce acute and chronic severe pain. They work by attaching to opioid receptors in your brain cells to release signals that block your perception of pain and boost your feelings of pleasure.

  • Idaho’s Response to the Opioid Crisis (IROC) Wallet Card: This wallet card lists substance use recovery telephone numbers.
    • Click here to access a PDF version of the IROC Wallet Card.
    • Click here to request a wallet card be sent to you or your organization.
  • Eastern Idaho Community Resources: Resources include substance use recovery resources as well as housing, employment, financial aid, food assistance, and more.
    • Click here to access the Eastern Idaho Public Health Community Resource Asset Map.