Helpful Advice Resources

RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITIES

*Information courtesy of the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention TOOLKIT

Resources that may be useful to local communities and organizations are found at:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

State and Local Information: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/state-map

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

(ASTHO) ASTHO 214 Policy Inventory: State Action to Prevent and Treat Prescription Drug Abuse: http://www.astho.org/rx/profiles/Rx-Survey-Highlights

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

Overview of State Legislation to Increase Access to Treatment for Opioid Overdose: http://nasadad.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Opioid-Overdose-Policy-Brief-2015-Update-FINAL1.pdf

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)

Prevalence of Prescription Opioid Abuse: http://www.aatod.org/projectseducational-training/prevalance-of-prescriptionopioid-abuse


RECOVERING FROM OPIOID OVERDOSE

*Information courtesy of the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention TOOLKIT

Information on opioid overdose and helpful advice for overdose survivors and their families can be found at:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

http://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/epidemic

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Biotechnical Information:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids:

http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/opioid-overdose-antidote-being-more-widely-distributed-to-thosewho-use-drugs

Project Lazarus:

http://www.projectlazarus.org

Harm Reduction Coalition:

http://www.harmreduction.org

Toward the Heart:

http://www.towardtheheart.com/naloxne