In April 2021, the FDA announced approval of an application for a produce to deliver an 8 milligram (mg) dose of naloxone; previous approvals had been granted for products delivering 2 mg and 4 mg of naloxone. The approval was granted to provide an additional option for the treatment of opioid overdose.
Website for the Life Ring Recovery organization which offers in person and online support meetings for people in recovery from addiction as well as trainings and resources about addiction and recovery.
This website provides access to Arizona’s free online continuing medical education (CME) program for healthcare professionals. Educational topics include Arizona’s opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options including medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
Website for the SMART Recovery movement which offers in person and online support meetings for people in recovery from addiction and their families as well as trainings and resources about addiction and recovery.
This resource describes successful models states and localities have put into use to address mental health, substance use, homelessness and children’s services in order to reduce law enforcement involvement.
The website Prescribe to Prevent was created by a group of prescribers, pharmacists, public health workers, lawyers and researchers to increase the prescribing and dispensing of naloxone kits to prevent overdose deaths. The website offers patient education materials, free online continuing medical education, and specific
This online toolkit is designed for employers seeking to address substance use disorder (SUD) and recovery in their workplaces. The website describes 5 steps employers can take to be part of the opioid epidemic response including:
The Faith in Harm Reduction online toolkit is a national collection of faith and community leaders who work together to address stigma against people who use drugs and advance liberation, health, and wholeness for communities impacted by overdose, trauma, stigma of substance use, and radicalized drug policy.
The online toolkit for creating peer support programs for indigenous communities from the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board provides an overview of peer specialist services and describes the core roles and responsibilities peer specialists play in supporting treatment and recovery from substance use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.
Oregon Recovers is the online home of Oregon’s statewide coalition of people in recovery with a mission of transforming Oregon’s healthcare system to ensure world-class prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for Oregonians suffering from the disease of addiction.