SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit

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Opioid Overdose Toolkit for first responders, treatment providers and those recovering from opioid overdose

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ADAPT Pharma® has developed a short Law Enforcement Roll Call Training Module.
In this training module, you’ll learn:

  • How to identify an opioid overdose and check for response
  • Proper administration of NARCAN® Nasal Spray
  • How to place the patient in the recovery position until emergency medical assistance arrive

 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released an updated version of its Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit offers information and facts from the literature, and links to resources to prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. The toolkit is divided into four sections each target a specific audience: community members, first responders, prescribers, patients, and families.

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Peggy.Olson@mh.alabama.gov