This 5 minute video from the National Safety Council describes the coordinated, collaborative response to opioid overdoses in Madison, Wisconsin. The video highlights how community collaboration created a multifaceted response to the overdose epidemic and briefly describes programs that local leaders could potentially adopt in their communities.
This website is the home of the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.. The goal of the collaborative is to improve collaboration among the many individuals and professions working to address the crisis, and website users can access the collaborative’s reports
States around the country are aligning policies, funding, staffing, and data across agencies to more effectively and efficiently utilize resources to meet the needs of people living with or at risk of developing substance use disorder (SUD).
The opioid epidemic has spawned numerous state efforts to develop strategies that bring together law enforcement, public health, Medicaid, and other state agencies.