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Phone Bank for Opioid Nation: An American Epidemic

HOUSTON – Opioid abuse is a growing crisis in America and KPRC Channel 2 is doing its part to raise awareness.

Experts from the Council on Recovery Houston, Menninger Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine are taking your calls in our studios to help those fighting addiction.

The phone number to call is 713-778-8920. The phone bank is open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

A reminder to tune in to watch our special, Opioid Nation: An American Epidemic at 7 p.m. Friday.

If you or someone you know needs help, here are two agencies that provide a 24-hour hotline serving our area:

The Council on Recovery
303 Jackson Hill St., Houston, TX 77007
Direct: 713-942-4100 or The Helpline: 713-970-7000
Serving Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Walker, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton counties.
 
Gulf Coast Center
123 Rosenberg, Ste. 6, Galveston, TX 77550
Crisis Phone: 866-729-3848
Serving Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton counties.

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