Advancing Emergency Department-Initiated Drug Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution: Key Considerations
The Missouri Department of Mental Health, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri Hospital Association, and the UMSL Addiction Science Team share educational information on drug overdoses and naloxone distribution.
National Resources Guides & Toolkits
NORC at the University of Chicago and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development have created this tool to allow users to map overdose hotspots and overlay them with data that provide additional context to opioid addiction and death – including the strength and diversity of local economies, ethnicity, educational attainment, and disability status of residents.
This toolkit provides detailed steps for using prescription drug claims data to analyze patients’ opioid levels and identify certain patients who are at risk of opioid misuse or overdose. It is based on the methodology that OIG has developed in their extensive work on opioids.
Education & Curriculum Planning
Reliable Articles & Essays
The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder.