This comprehensive report from leading experts in the field of addiction provides information designed to help policymakers and community leaders make decisions about how to spend money recovered through opioid-related lawsuits. The report reviews the evidence and identifies strategies that are “best bets” for spending opioid related dollars to address the opioid crisis in treatment, prevention, harm reduction, criminal justice settings, and for children and families. The report includes a list of evidence-based strategies, describes the features necessary to implement the identified strategies, provides cost estimates for implementation and program management, makes recommendations for using data to track program implementation, and discusses how state policy structure may affect which strategies are feasible.
Funding Source: Arnold Ventures
Authors include representatives from: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Yale University; Carnevale Associates, LLC; Legal Action Center; University of Michigan School of Public Health; Stanford University; University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine; Friends Research Institute; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; RAND Corporation; and University of Pittsburgh
A comprehensive report that provides information designed to help policymakers and community leaders make decisions about how to spend money recovered through opioid-related lawsuits