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Naloxone Training Video

Source: Baltimore City Health Department

This 4 minute video from the Baltimore Department of Health explains how to recognize an overdose and how to administer Naloxone to reverse the overdose. Part of Baltimore City’s Don’t Die campaign.

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What is Naloxone?

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 3 minute video from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows how Naloxone works to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The video explains the science behind how opioids work in the body and how Naloxone works to reverse opioid overdose.

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National Association for Children of Alcoholics – Kit for Parents

Source: National Association for Children of Alcoholics

This parent tool-kit from the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) includes information for families members of children of alcoholics and information to support children and build resilience.

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National Association for Children of Addiction

Source: National Association for Children of Addiction

The National Children of Addiction (NACoA) website provides resources for families and professionals to address issues related to parental substance use.

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Best Practices for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Recovery Housing

Source: Ohio Recovery Housing

This guide details considerations for providing safe, sober recovery housing for members of the LGBTQ+ community. It includes information to reduce stigma, information about common experiences of discrimination and lack of access to supportive care, and specific LGBTQ+ focused recovery supports.

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The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African-American Population: An Urgent Issue

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The opioid crisis has affected Black/African American communities in the United States. This report includes data on the prevalence of opioid use and the rate of overdose death in this population, a discussion of the contextual factors that impact the opioid crisis in these communities including lack of access to early intervention and treatment,

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How Community Health Centers are Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Source: Milbank Memorial Fund

This case study profiles how a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in New York provides integrated medical and behavioral health care services for individuals with opioid addiction.

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COVID-19 Resources

Source: National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine

The National Academies of Medicine’s COVID-19 response page includes resources for supporting individuals with substance use disorder and those who experience pain. It includes links to NAM’s publications and webinars as well as links to other organizations producing materials to address the needs of these individuals.

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Reverse Overdose Oregon

Source: Oregon Health Authority

Reverse Overdose Oregon’s website provides information for patients, caregivers and citizens on obtaining and learning how to use naloxone to reverse opioid overdose. It also includes employee training materials, a media guide and includes Spanish language resources.

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Think it Through: A Guide to Managing the Benefits and Risks of Medicines

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

This patient education brochure addresses how to safely manage the risks of prescription medications. The brochure provides tips for patients on how to reduce the risks of medication through consultation with their prescriber or pharmacist and with simple actions patients can take.

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