Supporting effective local, state, and tribal responses to illicit substance use and misuse in order to reduce overdose deaths, promote public safety, and support access to treatment and recovery services in the criminal justice system.
Learn about the Orleans Reentry Court Program and its work to reduce recidivism in this new resource from AHP.
If you are interested in participating in the National Survey to Assess Law Enforcement-Led Diversion Programs and Fire/EMS-Led Responses to the Opioid Crisis, visit https://coap-survey.norc.org to register and obtain a survey access code for the survey. Completing the questionnaire should take about 30 minutes.
This five-part series outlines the five pathways of first responder diversion (FRD), designed to turn criminal justice encounters into opportunities to connect individuals with treatment, recovery support, housing, and social services. View the first document in the series here.
Videos, online learning, and print documents were screened specifically for corrections officers and other staff. Topics include foundational training on substance use disorders, withdrawal management and MAT, and services that people with substance use disorders need as they reenter the community. View the document here.
International Overdose Awareness Day is an opportunity to remember loved ones lost to overdose. The message is simple: the tragedy of overdose death is preventable and more must be done to save lives. Show your support, host or attend an activity, post a tribute, and/or explore other ways to highlight that this August 31 is a “Time to Remember. Time to Act.” Learn more at https://www.overdoseday.com/.
Apply to be a PRSSMI mentor or mentee site. More information is at https://www.cossapresources.org/Learning/PeerToPeer/PRSSMI.
The Brandeis Opioid Resource Connector (BORC) website is available at https://opioid-resource-connector.org/.
The Rural Community Toolbox serves as a guide to the resources that can help make a difference in rural communities. It offers tools to empower rural community leaders to assess the causes and impact of substance use disorder and find federal programs to help them build strong healthy drug-free rural communities.
The COSSAP Data Visualization Tool enables interested persons to see the types of agencies that received funds, where those agencies are located, the projects and activities that are being done at each site, and site profiles. View it at https://www.cossapresources.org/Program/SiteGrants/Data/Visuals/COSSAP.
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