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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

Description:

The toolkit is the first federal resource promoting safety and prevention information for persons at risk for overdose, such as how to recognize and respond appropriately to overdose, specific drug-use behaviors to avoid, and the role of naloxone in preventing fatal overdose. The toolkit equips communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices to help prevent and respond appropriately to opioid-related overdose.

Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Best Practice, Injury Prevention, Policies, Prescription Drugs

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

SAMHSA

Submitted:

10/08/2013

Modified:

10/08/2013

The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.