Opioid Overdose Toolkit

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Opioid Overdose Toolkit

Description

The Opioid Overdose Toolkit provides communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. This toolkit contains resources and information for first responders, prescribers, patients, family members, and those who are recovering from opioid overdose. 

The toolkit includes the following sections:

  • Facts for community members
  • Five essential steps for first responders
  • Information for prescribers
  • Safety advice for patients & family members
  • Recovering from opioid overdose

Developer:

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO); Public Health Research Solutions

Funding Sources:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

History

Release Date: 2014
Date Verified: 01/13/16
Original Summary: January 2016

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