This web page from the Council of State Governments contains suggestions for successfully opening a crisis stabilization unit. The tips include understanding system gaps, harnessing collaboration and leadership buy-in, articulating goals for the center, and considering a phased funding approach.
This toolkit discusses core principles and strategies for creating a recovery community organization, as well as providing examples of the development of existing recovery community organizations.
The website for RAND Corporation’s Opioids Uncharted initiative compiles RAND’s research on all aspects of the opioid crisis with an emphasis on understanding the multifaceted complexity of the issue. The website includes links to reports, commentaries, blog posts, and multimedia resources.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health convened stakeholders over 2 years to discuss the impact that substance use has on the workforce and workplace and develop recommendations for human resource best practices around substance use disorder (SUD).
This interactive website includes information about a study conducted in Cabell County, West Virginia to estimate the number of people in the community who inject drugs in order to determine what services needed to be provided. The website includes a toolkit to help stakeholders apply the methodology and findings in their communities and
This report draws on knowledge gained from the Mayors’ Institute on Opioids which focused on assisting 6 communities in addressing their opioid related issues. This report describes the findings from this project, including emphasizing the need for cross-sector partnerships and integration, a focus on equity and reducing stigma, and innovative ways to use data to focus cross-agency partnerships.
A 2017 strategic plan for addressing the opioid crisis in the City of Huntington, West Virginia designed by key stakeholders and the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy. The plan highlights the need to coordinate efforts and proposes a focus on three key areas: prevention, treatment and recovery, and law enforcement.
This is the strategic plan for Butler County, Ohio to implement a Recovery Oriented System of Care during the years 2016 to 2018. The report includes an analysis of the readiness assessment and key stakeholder recommendations, and then presents the strategic plan for implementation.
Michigan prepared this 2011 implementation plan for transforming its substance use disorder treatment system into a Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) model. Michigan was a leader in adopting the ROSC model.
These 2018 presentation slides present an overview of Ohio’s efforts to transform their behavioral health treatment system to a Recovery Oriented Systems of Care. The slides provide an overview of Ohio’s efforts and an update on the program’s progress.