This toolkit describes strategies public libraries and their staff can adopt to support their communities through the opioid crisis. The strategies are categorized into 5 categories:
This 4 page research brief from Altarum authored by C.N. Rhyan analyzes 2016 data to estimate the economic impact of eliminating the opioid epidemic. The analysis looks at 2 categories of impact.
This 7 page briefing paper from Altarum, and authored by C. Stanik, looks at the impact the opioid crisis has had on grandparents raising grandchildren. Researchers at Altarum conducted interviews with 20 grandmothers in Michigan who were raising their grandchildren and collected 1,015 responses to a nationwide survey of grandparents.
The Minnesota legislature asked the state Department of Management and Budget (MMB) to do impact evaluations of certain opioid-related state grants. Staff at MMB created this two page guide to briefly explain what impact evaluations are and what is required to conduct an effective impact evaluation.
This 2 page document of the 2019 San Francisco Methamphetamine Task Force provides a brief description of methamphetamine use in San Francisco and explains the timeline and process the task force used to develop recommendations for addressing methamphetamine in the city.
This report captures findings and considerations from the 2019 San Francisco Methamphetamine Task Force. The task force held focus groups and convened 4 meetings of diverse stakeholders to develop this report,
This website provides a brief overview of state strategies to improve continuity of substance use disorder treatment after release from incarceration from the National Academy for State Health Policy. This report highlights initiatives in 7 state Medicaid programs and provides links to state documents for further information.
The Ohio Chamber of Commerce created this toolkit for businesses to assist them in addressing opioid-related issues. The toolkit includes a free, online course on how to create a “best practice” drug free workplace with 5 components:
This report provides an overview of the National Judicial Opioid Task Force (NJOTF) work on courts and the country’s addiction crisis. The NJOTF was created by the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators to lead state court efforts to address the opioid and addiction crises in the United States.
Transforming Youth Recovery is a 501(C)3 non-profit that supports research into effective programs for youth wellness and recovery and supports communities as they implement effective youth recovery programs.