Upcoming Events/Próximos Eventos

Monterey County Youth Opioid and Substance Use Guide Webinar For Parents 

Wednesday, July 8th 12:00PM - 1:30PM PST (English) 

 

This comprehensive webinar will provide parents with information about opioids and opioid addiction, as well as warning signs. Prevention strategies, treatment options and resources will be provided. Parents will be given the opportunity to ask questions and learn how to initiate a conversation about substance use with their children.

 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3966812960211635216

Seminario web para padres sobre el uso juvenil de sustancias (drogas) y opioides

Miercoles 8 de Julio 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST  

 

El seminario web proporcionará de manera comprensiva a los padres información sobre los opioids, la adición a esta droga así como las señales de advertencia. Estrategias de prevención, tratamientos y recursos locales también serán compartidos. Padres tendrán la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y aprender cómo iniciar una conversación sobre el uso de sustancias con sus hijos.

 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/614057859983332880

San Benito County Opioid Task Force 

Creating an Informed Accountable Community to Decrease Opioid Use and Misuse

What is the San Benito County Opioid Task Force? 

We are a local community opioid safety coalition committed to preventing opioid overdoses and deaths in San Benito County through prevention efforts such as safe prescribing, safe medicine disposal, medication assisted treatment(MAT), naloxone training and distribution, and outreach. 

Our Mission

The San Benito County Opioid Task Force, is driven to do our part in ending the opioid epidemic locally. We are committed to reducing opioid use, misuse, overdose, and overdose deaths in San Benito County through strategic community wide mobilization. 

What's Been Accomplished So Far?

40+

Outreach& Educational Presentations 

Prevention education is critical to prevent addiction, reduce stigma, and to teach the community on who and where they can go for help

21+ Partnered

Agencies &

Organizations

We are an action oriented community safety coalition with representative from many sectors. We believe working together we can promote prevention & recovery, and prevent unnecessary deaths 

960 lbs of Take-Back Medications

By providing anonymous options for safe disposal of medication and sharps, we are creating a safer and cleaner community. We have disposal sites, participate in the National Take Back Day Events, and provide free medication disposal envelopes as well.

Naloxone Trainings 

200+ People Trained 

470 Doses 

 This opioid reversing agent makes stopping overdose deaths and saving lives possible.  

You can get it without a prescription at any CA pharmacy and most insurances cover costs.  

Need more info or have questions?

Contact us at:

SBCOTF@cosb.us 

(831) 637-5367 

351 Tres Pinos Road. Suite A-202

 Hollister,CA 95023

©2020 by San Benito County Opioid Task Force