Lancaster County Joining Forces:
Working together against the opioid epidemic
Lancaster County Joining Forces is a collection of organizations and individuals who want to save lives and help our neighbors who are struggling with addiction. A partnership between community groups, coalitions, and tasks forces, Joining Forces will work together to strategically impact the number of deaths from opioid addiction in Lancaster County. The Joining Forces unifies and strengthens the fine work we are doing separately, while also allowing us to identify gaps in services and treatments so we can save more lives together.
Saturate the Community
with message of proper prescription drug use and where to get help.View Our Online Resources
to increase access to treatments, care and education within the community.Link to document
Improve Patient Safety
by advancing CDC’s prescribing guidelines through health systems.Link to document
Collect Data & Public Report
to better measure our efforts fighting the opiod epidemic.County Data
The goal of Lancaster County Joining Forces is to utilize evidence-based practices outlined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to address substance misuse and abuse.
|View/Download Our Goals||View/Download the Commissioners’ Presentation|
|View/Download the Strategic Plan||View/Download the SAMHSA Framework|
Where to Get Help!
In An Emergency, Call 911
Need to contact a detox facility, call 866-769-6822
Need information or referrals, call Compass Mark at 717-299-2831
Centers of Excellence
Lancaster General Health Call 717-544-1427
TW Ponessa Call 1-800-437-5405
PA Get Help Now drug and alcohol treatment services
Get Help Now Call 1-800-662-4357(HELP)