NYS OASAS produces printed and recorded informational material available for download or streaming.

Current Outreach Campaign

“We Can’t Lose Anyone Else,” is the latest campaign in New York’s multi-pronged effort to combat drug and prescription opioid abuse. The bi-lingual campaign is designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about opioid addiction and the resources available to help. The stories at the heart of the campaign are shared by real New Yorkers, many who are in recovery, or those who have lost a child or loved one due to overdose.


Public Awareness and Educational Materials

The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) provides a number of printed and recorded materials that help to raise awareness and inform the public about: Treatment, prevention, recovery, addiction and addictive substances. Educators, clinicians, family and community members may download items below. Select materials can be delivered to you by completely this order form.

NYS Office of Alcoholism worked collaboratively with the NYS Department of Health and the State Education Department to make materials available on a thumb drive for coaches, school nurses, and educators to help prevent and address substance use disorder.  The materials can be used to have conversations, with students and in community forums. 

The flash drive includes a variety of resources

Order form

Awareness Materials

Kitchen Table Toolkit
The Kitchen Table Toolkit was developed to assist parents, teachers, counselors and the community with guidance on how to initiate conversations about heroin and opioid abuse. The information in the toolkit may also be applicable for alcohol and other drugs. Videos and guidance documents were developed to assist with a community forum or a personal conversation. 

Hidden Fentanyl Kills
The Hidden Fentanyl Kills campaign is a series of ads and information cards warning New Yorkers about the dangers of fentanyl. You can download the materials to share with loved ones, colleagues and community organizations.

Print Materials:

Fact Sheets


Streaming Materials:

Reversing the Stigma

Reversing the Stigma is a 60 minute original documentary that highlights the work done by New York State to combat addiction. The film, narrated by acclaimed television journalist Laurie Dhue, profiles multiple people in various stages of recovery, who share their stories and experiences.

    "Nueva Esperanza Nueva Vida" Informational Series (Spanish)

    • Episode 1 Learn how prevention, treatment and recovery are possible. (Aired December 16, 2017)
    • Episode 2 See how stigma is affecting the Latino community and how to combat it. (Aired December 23, 2017)
    • Episode 3 See how OASAS is working with NY courts to help people struggling with substance use disorders to find alternatives to their incarceration. (Aired December 30, 2017)
    • Episode 4 Learn how fentanyl is causing a high number of overdoes and where to get help. (Aired January 6, 2018)
    • Episode 5 Get information about the medications that are helpful to people struggling with substance use disorders. (Aired January 13, 2018)
    • Episode 6 Learn how a combined effort with families, schools, educators and the community can help prevent kids from using alcohol and drugs.  (Aired January 20, 2018)
    • Episode 7 Being pregnant should never be a barrier for accessing treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. Learn about resources and the benefits of getting help for the mother and child. (Aired January 27, 2018)
    • Episode 8 Learn about a center that offers recuperation with a holistic approach, whether through dance, acupuncture or yoga, to support recovery efforts. (Aired February 3, 2018)
    • Episode 9 See how people in recovery are now peer advocates helping those suffering from substance use disorders. (Aired February 10, 2018)

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