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State Launches New Opioid Treatment Texting Service 

The State is launching a new texting service aimed at helping those seeking access to opioid treatment services.

Simply text your zip code to 898-211, and you’ll be connected with a trained specialist.

The next line will be available from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.

Those needing help outside those hours will be encouraged to dial 211 and speak with a specialist.

Department of Health and Human Services officials hope the program addresses the stigma attached to substance use disorder.