Through the blending of public health, public safety, behavioral health, medicolegal death investigations, and other services providers, overdose fatality reviews (OFRs) collect data on the decedent’s life and effectively identify system gaps to develop data-driven, community-specific overdose prevention and intervention strategies. OFR annual reports summarizes the OFR findings, highlight data trends, clarify community needs, and shares recommendations identified to address substance use and related deaths in communities. By using an annual report to clearly highlight the work done by an OFR, state and local partners can understand and support the OFR findings to ensure implementation.
This webinar will highlight what to include in your annual report and how your annual report can help communicate to stakeholders and the community what the OFR learned and what changes it made to prevent future substance-involved deaths.
During the webinar, presenters will: