Don’t Live in
Denial, Ohio

Share the video and help prevent the next generation from abusing prescription opioids.

Watch this video and find out why

The Opioid Crisis

Protect the next generation

Opioid abuse can affect any kid, anywhere. Get informed to help prevent the next generation from abusing prescription opioids.

Learn more about the opioid crisis
Teenaged girls talking Teenaged girls talking
Boys playing soccer Boys playing soccer

What You Can Do

Talk to your kids

All kids should know about the dangers of misusing and abusing prescription drugs. Having ongoing conversations with them about this topic can make a big impact. It may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

Tips on how to have the talk

What You Can Do

Dispose of leftover prescription drugs

Leaving leftover prescription drugs, especially opioids, in the medicine cabinet is dangerous. Not sure if you have them? Use this list to identify prescription opioids. Then use the tool below to find a secure drop box to dispose of leftover pills.

If there isn’t a drop box near you, take these steps.

If you’re still taking a prescription drug, make sure it’s secure using these medication safety tips.

Closeup of a pill bottle Closeup of a pill bottle

Helpful resources

+

There are people you can talk to that can help.

If you know about or suspect opioid abuse, there are people you can talk to for free who can help.

Press

+

For media questions or to request a media kit, please contact contact.us@dontliveindenial.org

New Opioid Ad Campaign Urges Parents: 'Don't Live In Denial'

WOSU Public Media

View article

Pushing parents out of denial about drug use

10 TV

View article

New ads warn, 'Don't live in Denial, Ohio; talk to your kids about opioids'

The Columbus Dispatch

View article

Ad campaign aimed at discouraging opioid use

The Columbus Dispatch

View article

About Us

+

The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance is committed to raising awareness about the opioid crisis and providing information and resources to help prevent the next generation from abusing prescription opioids.

Alliance Partners

Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County
American Electric Power
Battelle
Columbus College
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
The Columbus Foundation
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Columbus Partnership
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Franklin Children Services
Because of You, Mount Carmel
Nationwide Children's
Nationwide Foundation
Ohio Business Round Table
Ohio Council
Ohio Farm Bureau
Ohio Health
The Ohio Manufacturers' Association
Ohio OACBHA
United Way of Ohio
Osteopathic Heritage Foundations
United Way of central Ohio
Ingram White Castle Foundation