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
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
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
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.