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


overdose deaths in 2018 in Harris County


of all toxic overdose deaths involve opioids


of overdose deaths included a combination of at least two drugs


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.