This 2018 toolkit from SAMHSA offers advice for creating opioid overdose prevention programs in local communities. Specific guidance is provided for first responders, prescribers, and patients and family members in Spanish.
This 2017 infographic from the National Safety Council is intended to educate citizens about the risks of retaining unused prescription medications in their homes and encourages the use of medication take back programs.
This 2015 publication from the National Safety Council provides guidance to state and local leaders and creating safe prescription drug disposal programs in their communities.
This 2015 National Safety Council publication provides information to state and local government leaders about how to establish an opioid prevention program in their communities.
This 2017 guide from the National Institute on Drug Abuse discusses naloxone and how people can obtain the medication and use it to treat opioid overdoses in the community. The publication is aimed primarily at opioid users, their friends and family, and community members.
This 2018 publication by the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists presents the concept of harm reduction and presents strategies for pharmacists to adopt harm reduction concepts in their practices.
This infographic from the Recovery Research Institute instructs readers how to identify whether someone is experiencing a drug overdose and what to do if you suspect a drug overdose.