IROC program aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for Opioid Use Disorders (OUD). OUD includes addiction to prescription opioids as well as illicit drugs such as heroin.
Access treatment, recovery support services, and medication-assisted treatment
Services available include:
- Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Click here for more information.
- Outpatient treatment (individual, group, and family counseling)
- Safe and sober housing
- Drug testing
- Transportation for treatment or recovery services
- Life skills
- Recovery coaching
To check your eligibility for IROC, call (800) 922-3406 and tell them you are interested in receiving services through the IROC program. You will receive a short screening to determine your financial eligibility as well as an assessment of your treatment needs.
Resources to assist in reducing the incidences of opioid misuse
- Educational Materials - Idaho RADAR provides educational materials to providers, family members, and those currently or seeking recovery. For more information visit https://radar.boisestate.edu.
Community-based recovery resources
Contact Recovery Idaho at (208) 713-9169 to find a Recovery Center near you. IROC services available through the Recovery Centers include:
- Immediate connection with a trained recovery coach for those who qualify for IROC treatment and recovery support services.
- Detoxification companion for individuals who are detoxing from or are overdosing on opiates at medical facilities, crisis centers, or recovery centers.
- On-call services for individuals receiving intervention for an opiate overdose.
- Connection with a recovery coach upon being released from prison or jail.
- Sober recreational and leisure activities in the community.
Access to Naloxone
The Office of Drug Policy uses IROC funds to provide Naloxone kits to first responders and other agencies working with individuals with an Opiate Use Disorder. Naloxone administered during an opiate overdose can keep an overdose patient alive until they can be transported to an emergency department. For more information visit https://odp.idaho.gov/. To view the mini-grant click here.
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If you have a recovery story you'd like to share, please contact Rachel Nenno at (208) 332-7243 or email at email@example.com.