The Mission

What can you do to Knock Out Opioid Abuse?

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Educate Yourself
Attend a Learning Series Webinar
Read the fact sheet (also available in the toolkit) about the impact of the opioid crisis on New Jersey and the nation. Share what you learned with family, friends and community members.
Watch past Learning Series webinars on the website.
• Take inventory of the medications in your medicine cabinet and properly dispose of expired medications. Find a disposal drop box near you by visiting

Spread Awareness to Friends
Email a #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay message to your neighbors, friends, family and co-workers
Share a #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay social media post
• Add a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Facebook Frame to your profile picture. To change your profile picture: select “add Facebook Frame”, search for Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day, then select the frame.

Share the Message with Leaders in Your Community and Beyond
• Ask your faith leader to incorporate a #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay message into a sermon or newsletter
• Contact your community or county leaders to issue a proclamation declaring their support of #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay
Share digital safe prescribing resources with the doctors and dentists in your community
Send a letter to your local newspaper about the importance of #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay and in the fight against the opioid epidemic
Urge your Congressional representative to pass legislation requiring prescribers to inform patients about the risks of opioids and non-opioid alternatives that exist

Check the resources section for tools to help you spread the word.