Fact Sheet: Infectious Disease Elimination Act of Florida

This 2 page fact sheet explains the state of Florida’s Infectious Disease Elimination Act (IDEA), which allowed counties in the state to establish syringe exchange programs for people who use drugs. The resource describes the problem IDEA is intended to solve, explains the legislation, and describes the benefits of syringe exchange programs. Continue reading

Prevent Overdose RI

The website for Prevent Overdose Rhode Island serves as a centralized source for information about Rhode Island’s multifaceted response to the drug overdose crisis. The site includes the state action plan, information about prevention, overdose rescue efforts including naloxone, treatment services, and recovery support services. Continue reading

Medicaid Delivery System Reforms to Combat the Opioid Crisis

This report provides an overview of Medicaid delivery system reform efforts aimed at addressing the opioid crisis. The report describe 2 models of delivery system reforms: adoption of the Medicaid health home model for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and innovations that improve warm handoffs and care transitions from different levels of substance use disorder treatment. Continue reading

Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program

The website for the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) provides real-time data on suspected fatal and non-fatal overdose events to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize response to sudden increases or spikes in these events. Continue reading

National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic

The 2020 national roadmap for state strategies to address the nation’s drug overdose epidemic updates the 2019 publication and focuses on 6 strategic areas: increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs); enforcing mental health and SUD parity laws; ensuring access to physician care; improving access to multi-modal pain care; expanding harm reduction efforts; and improving monitoring and evaluation. Continue reading