This fact sheet provides information on disasters, including the phases in which individuals and communities experience disasters, and the effects of disasters on families. It features a list of resources to help families cope with disasters and their aftermath.
This Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC) manual outlines the process of developing an Overdose Prevention and Education Program, with or without a take-home naloxone component. Such a program may be integrated into existing services for people affected by substance abuse, including shelter and supportive housing agencies, treatment programs, parent and student groups, and communities at-large.
This fact sheet developed by CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) helps employers understand the risk of opioid overdose and allows them to decide if they should establish a workplace naloxone availability and use program.
This CDC document consists of evidence-based strategies to reduce overdose including naloxone distribution and medication-assisted therapy. It aims to assist community leaders, local and regional organizers, non-profit groups, law enforcement, public health, and members of the public in understanding and navigating effective strategies.
This guide discusses the challenges in care transitions and the need for better care practices and care coordination from inpatient to outpatient behavioral health care, and presents feasible, evidence-based practices that health systems and providers can take to improve patient connection and safety during inpatient to outpatient transition, and provides recommendations specific to both inpatient and outpatient settings.