Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement

Date: 
Apr, 2016
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Fiscal year 2016 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program solicitation.

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement

Date: 
Feb, 2017
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BJA is seeking applications to plan and implement comprehensive strategies in response to the growing opioid epidemic. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to state, local, and tribal governments to intervene with persons with substance-use disorders.

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement

Date: 
Feb, 2017
Resource Type: 

BJA is seeking applications to plan and implement comprehensive strategies in response to the growing opioid epidemic. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to state, local, and tribal governments to intervene with persons with substance-use disorders. 

Podcast Interview with Dr. Traci Green

Date: 
Oct, 2014
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In this podcast, BJA Fellow Tara Kunkel discusses the opioid overdose epidemic in the state of Rhode Island with Dr. Traci Green, a researcher at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. In the interview, Dr. Green shares the steps that law enforcement agencies in Rhode Island have taken to address the epidemic and explains how – when properly trained – law enforcement can administer Naloxone to save lives when they arrive at the scene of an overdose.

Engaging Law Enforcement in Opioid Overdose Response: Frequently Asked Questions

Date: 
Sep, 2014
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This frequently asked question document is a compilation of the questions and associated answers of all the content included in the Naloxone Toolkit.

Narcan Pocket Card

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A sample Narcan pocket card.

Fiscal Year 2014 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Grant Announcement

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The multidisciplinary data-driven grant category was developed to help support partnerships among diverse public safety and public health stakeholders and promote the use of data as an effective tool to direct limited resources to the areas where they can have the most impact.

Changing Law from Barrier to Facilitator of Opiod Overdose Prevention

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Summarizes how encouraging the prescription and use of nalox­one and the transformation of bystanders into Good Samaritans may reduce opioid overdose deaths.

Expanded Access to Naloxone

Date: 
Jun, 2014
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Provides an overview of policy changes in Massachusetts where several communities have equipped emergency medical technicians, law enforcement officers, and firefighters with naloxone.

Law Enforcement and Naloxone Expert Panel Members

Date: 
Sep, 2014
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Participant list for the U.S. Department of Justice Law Enforcement and Naloxone Expert Panel to advise on law enforcement and naloxone.