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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit|SAMHSA

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit|SAMHSA


Publication Update: Toolkit to Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses

SAMHSA has published an update to its Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit, which is designed to help healthcare providers, families and other community members prevent overdose deaths related to opioid use. The toolkit addresses several factors that can lead to an opioid overdose death. The toolkit also discusses when and how to use naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. People with opioid use disorders can weigh treatment options by visiting SAMHSA’s treatment locator, A Spanish language version of the toolkit is expected to be available in late July.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit


Pub id: SMA18-4742
Publication Date: 6/2018
Last Reviewed: 06/11/2018
Popularity: 104 
Format: Kit
Audience: Community Coalitions, Family & Advocates, Law Enforcement, Prevention Professionals, Professional Care Providers, People in Recovery as Audience 
Population Group: People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group

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