Recovery Month Toolkit: Join the Voices for Recovery

The toolkit for 2019 National Recovery Month from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2019’s Recovery Month Theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. This toolkit includes information and resources for developing recovery month outreach strategies for four target audiences: community members, first responders, healthcare community members, and youth and emerging leaders. There is also a section with resources and information about treatment and recovery support services. Continue reading

Model Universal Access to Naloxone Act (3rd edition)

This 2019 model universal access to naloxone act is designed to help state legislatures craft legislation to increase prescribing, dispensing, and use of naloxone to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Created by the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws, it addresses multiple subjects including statewide standing orders, co-prescribing of naloxone with prescription opioids, distribution of naloxone by first responders, correctional facilities, and community organizations, and other essential legislative clauses. Continue reading