START THE CONVERSATION

Simply, the easiest way to get involved with our mission is to help us start the dialogue.

As the topic of substance misuse becomes a larger part of common knowledge and exchange, the taboo attached to the matter will begin to lessen. Here, please find some key points to help you broach the difficult subject in regular conversation.

SHARE FACTS

  • More than 100 people die from opioids every day.

  • Nearly 2 million people in the United States abuse painkillers.

  • The majority (69%) of preventable drug overdose deaths involve opioids.

  • Drug overdoses are the #1 cause of accidental deaths in America.

SHARE YOUR STORY OR CONNECTION

  • Let me tell you about my story...

  • Let me tell you about my friend and their story...

  • I know a family who lost a loved one to opioids...

  • I read an article the other day that talked about...

LISTEN

LOOK FOR OPPORTUNITIES TO SHARE  

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WEAR  Display your own RSun gear - a logo'ed bracelet or coffee cup can draw attention, bring up a question and can start the conversation.

GIVE  Buy RSun gear for someone else to start your conversation.

SPONSOR  Involve RSun in a local fundraising event or collaboration.

DISCLAIMER

THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. The information contained on this website is not intended to be a substitute for, or to be relied upon as, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This website is for informational purposes only. Always direct any questions you may have regarding a medical condition to your physician or other qualified healthcare provider.