SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

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Jan, 2016
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This toolkit equips health care providers, communities, and local governments with material to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. It addresses issues for health care providers, first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose.

Letter to Pennsylvania District Attorneys, Police Chiefs, and County Sheriffs

Date: 
Jan, 2015
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A letter to Pennsylvania’s district attorneys, police chiefs, and county sheriffs from state and community officials, encouraging these groups to collaborate and establish naloxone programs to save saves in the State of Pennsylvania. The letter shares information on state laws, including the Good Samaritan law, and provides resources for more information and funding opportunities.

Law Enforcement and Naloxone Utilization in the United States

Date: 
Jun, 2015
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The document is a presentation the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition gave to the Food and Drug Administration and shares information about U.S. law enforcement naloxone programs; North Carolina law enforcement naloxone programs and their attitudes toward carrying naloxone; EMS and law enforcement cooperation to decrease overdose mortality; implementation of naloxone programs; and more.

COPS Office Letter on Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Date: 
Oct, 2014
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The former Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), Ronald L. Davis, voices his support for law enforcement carrying naloxone

Five Things You Need to Know About Naloxone

Date: 
Oct, 2014
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This one-page document from the Police Foundation is intended to give agency's the knowledge it needs to save lives and to improve community relationships.

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.

SAMHSA Overdose Toolkit

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A Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) resource toolkit that equips communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.

New York City Overdose Palm Card: Spanish Version

Date: 
Sep, 2014
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A sample overdose palm card in Spanish from New York City.

New York City Overdose Palm Card

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A sample overdose palm card from New York City.

Narcan Pocket Card

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A sample Narcan pocket card.

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