Opioid Overdose Toolkit - Updated Feb. 1, 2016

Opioid Overdose Toolkit - Updated Feb. 1, 2016
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Equips communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Addresses issues for first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose. Updated in 2014.

Complete Toolkit: Download PDF

Community members can view facts about opioid overdose that can help local governments, community organizations, and private citizens develop policies and practices to prevent overdoses and deaths: Download PDF

First responders will find five steps to use in responding to an overdose, including how to use naloxone and provide other life-saving assistance: Download PDF

Patients can learn how to minimize the risk of opioid overdose: Download PDF

Prescribers can understand the risks of opioid overdose, obtain clinically sound strategies for prescribing opioids and educating and monitoring patients: Download PDF

Survivors and family members can gain information and support through the information provided in this booklet: Download PDF

You can download the PDF's directly from the SAMHSA store