Oklahoma Drug Statistics and Resources

If you are looking for free substance abuse resources in Oklahoma, you’ve come to the right page. Our guide provides an overview of addiction (substance use disorder), how it impacts residents of Oklahoma, and a comprehensive list of resources in your state, including specialty resources for LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans, students, and Indigenous people. Whether you or your loved one is struggling with substance abuse, we have the information to get you the right help.

Drug Statistics in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has some of the highest rates of substance use disorders and ranks 5th in the nation for rates of mental illness. Substance abuse is on the rise in Oklahoma and is a leading cause of death. Data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows some startling statistics for the health of Oklahomans:

Addiction Nonprofits in Oklahoma

Oklahoma 211

A free service available to all 77 counties across Oklahoma. Operated by two nonprofit organizations, Heartline Inc, and Tulsa Area United Way, 211 provides telephone, chat, text, and online support to connect Oklahomans to social services in their area.

Hope Community Services

Offers adult, youth, and family services. You’ll find therapy, outpatient SUD treatment, transitional housing, PATH, peer recovery support, justice-involved services, housing services, mobile crisis team, military and veteran programs, children’s programs, and senior services. Programs are offered in the community, schools, and an outpatient setting. Services are also bilingual.

A Chance to Change Foundation

Offers assistance with different types of addiction, including substance use disorders, gambling, sex addiction, and mental health disorders. Offers counseling, educational programs, and workshops. Accepts Medicaid and offers sliding-scale payment options.

C.A.R.E For Change, Inc

Individual, family, and group counseling for substance use disorders and mental health conditions. They also provide crisis services, case management, and anger management classes.

Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health Center

A community resource providing a range of services, including transitional housing, child and family services, outpatient mental health, and mobile crisis services.

City Rescue Mission

Emergency shelter for men, women, and families experiencing homelessness, for no cost. Also provides a dental clinic, meals, crisis counseling, and a free rehab program.

Gary E. Miller Children’s Justice Center

Treatment resources for youth and adults in Canadian County.

Harm Reduction Programs

Oklahoma Harm Reduction Alliance

A grassroots organization providing low-barrier access to harm reduction supplies, which include syringes, safer-smoking kits, naloxone, and fentanyl test strips. They also provide syringe disposal at multiple locations and overdose prevention training. By appointment only.

Harm Reduction Coalition

Promotes safer drug use through two finder tools. Find sterile syringes via the Nasen website, and obtain naloxone by mail using Next Distro.

Alcohol Training and Education

An educational resource for people facing DUI charges or who have received court-ordered DUI training.

Health Outreach Prevention Education, Inc

Provides testing and health services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Safety Harm Reduction Education & Delivery Inc. (SHRED THE STIGMA)

Provides free and anonymous harm reduction supplies, including Narcan, fentanyl test strips, sterile equipment, and syringe cleanup requests.

Government Grants & Resources

Oklahoma Network of Care

Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. This website provides a finder tool for agencies, programs, or substance use treatment services near you. You can also search for medication disposal and naloxone centers based on your zip code.

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Mental health and substance abuse treatment resources, including free naloxone, crisis and suicide prevention support, and a treatment locator tool.

Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Oklahoma’s Medicaid agency providing medical services to low-income individuals. Find ways to apply, information on plans, and a providers list.

College Addiction Resources

Students Recover

An accessible collegiate recovery resource for students attending schools least likely to offer collegiate recovery programs, such as minority institutions, community colleges, and trade schools.

Students in Recovery

Recovery resources for students at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Association of Recovery in Higher Education

Provides access to collegiate recovery programs and events across the nation.

LGBTQ+ Resources

PFLAG Oklahoma City

A national LGBTQ+ ally organization providing advocacy, education, and support for individuals in OKC. Their main functions include providing peer support for parents navigating unfamiliar terrain and individuals seeking their chosen family by providing the tools necessary for self-advocacy.


A peer support run support line for trans people by trans people and questioning callers. You’ll find crisis and mental health support. Their goal is to provide the resources and support for all trans people to not just survive, but thrive.

SISU Youth

An LGBTQ+ affirming shelter and care for homeless youth. Open seven nights a week for youth aged 15 to 22. They also have a drop-in center open daily for youth aged 15 to 24. They provide shelter, rapid re-housing programs, case management, life skills training, and host homes.

ACLU of Oklahoma

As one of the biggest legal advocacy organizations in the country, ACLU provides legal support for LGBTQ+ individuals. You’ll find information about your legal rights, find legal support, and participate in campaigns to protect the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals.

Bright Eyes Family Services

An LGBTQ+ counseling agency providing affirming mental health care for teens and young adults. Specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, family conflict and more through psychotherapy, behavior rehabilitation, and family counseling.

Access to Counseling

An outpatient LGBTQ+ owned and operated provider of mental health care in Oklahoma City. Services are available in-person and via telehealth, including couples counseling, individual and family counseling, home-based services, crisis intervention, screening and assessment, and referrals.

Veterans Programs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers mental health and addiction treatment for active military personnel and veterans at the following locations:

Oklahoma City VA Medical Center

the address of this location is 921 Northeast 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5007. Their mental health line is 405-456-5546. At this location you’ll find behavioral healthcare, military trauma care, minority veteran care, plus a range of medical services.

Still Water VA Clinic

Located at 320 North Perkins Road, Stillwater, OK 74075-5513, this site provides behavioral healthcare, primary care, and telehealth services. Mental health treatments for substance use disorder, depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, OCD, and schizophrenia. You can also call their mental health line on 405-707-8100.

Yukon VA Clinic

This site is located at 1808 Commons Circle, Yukon, OK 73099-9518. This clinic focuses on behavioral health services, including the treatment of addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD. You can reach their mental health line at 405-578-3400.

Tinker VA Clinic

Situated at 7050 Air Depot, 72nd Medical Group, Suite 1094, Tinker AFB, OK 73145-8716, this clinic provides behavioral healthcare, physical and occupational therapy, and primary care. Mental health treatments include the treatment of substance use disorder, anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and OCD. You can call their mental health line on 405-456-1000.

South Oklahoma City VA Clinic

Located at 7919 Mid-America Boulevard, Suite 250 and Third Floor, Oklahoma City, OK 73135-6610, this clinic provides lab services, mental healthcare, nutritional support, pharmacy services, primary care, and telehealth. Their mental health telephone number is 580-977-1855.

Norman VA Clinic

The clinic is located at 1020 24th Avenue Northwest, Norman, OK 73069-6341. You’ll find mental health services at this site, providing treatment for a range of concerns, including PTSD, substance use issues, depression, anxiety, and more. Call 405-217-6000 for more information.

Shawnee VA Clinic

Situated at 3700 North Kickapoo Avenue, Shawnee Health Plaza, Suite 100 Shawnee, OK 74804-0007, this location provides mental health treatment, primary care, and telehealth services. Call 405-214-1700 for more information.

Indigenous & Tribal Programs

Cherokee Nation Harm Reduction Program

Mobile harm-reduction supplier that delivers clean syringes, naloxone (Narcan), HIV and Hep C rapid testing, wound care, fentanyl test strips, recovery support, basic clothing and hygiene kits, and referrals to treatment for those interested.

Oklahoma City Indian Health Services

Culturally relevant services for Native adults and families. Offers behavioral health and addiction treatment, dental services, optometry services, and medical care.

Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

Access up to 39 tribal and tribal organizations across the state, including behavioral health programs, preventative care, inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, and other community healthcare centers and programs.

South Plains Tribal Health Board

Access addiction recovery resources like the first responder program, free naloxone, circles of care, overdose prevention support, opioid response program, tobacco cessation services, education, and advocacy resources.

Drug Laws in Oklahoma

Naloxone Access Law

A prescriber is allowed to prescribe naloxone to a person when a family member is experiencing drug poisoning, or to a friend, or at-risk person, and they should provide basic instruction. They are also protected under the Good Samaritan law for the administration of naloxone.

Good Samaritan Law

Those who seek support (and administer naloxone) for another person experiencing an overdose are protected by law if they provide their contact details to a peace officer, stayed with the person, and cooperated with emergency responders. However, there is no protection for the person experiencing drug poisoning.

Naloxone Standing Order

There is no naloxone standing order. However, pharmacists are permitted to prescribe and give naloxone.

Syringe Possession and Distribution Law

Syringes are considered drug paraphernalia, which is considered a misdemeanor or more serious law when a minor is involved. The use, possession, sale, and delivery of paraphernalia to inject controlled substances into the body is illegal. Syringe exchange is not permitted.


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