Substance Use Prevention Program

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About The Program

The Harris County Public Health (HCPH) Substance Use Prevention Program works to prevent prescription drug misuse and abuse in Harris County. We strive to educate, encourage, and empower our communities to make positive choices and live a substance-free lifestyle.







Overdose Statistics for Harris County

650

overdose deaths in 2018 in Harris County

48%

of all toxic overdose deaths involve opioids

45%

of overdose deaths included a combination of at least two drugs

#1

cause of death for mothers in Texas




Program Resources

To learn more about the HCPH Substance Use Prevention Program, current initiatives, and more, click on the links below.