This document was provided to RISAPA coordinators at our September Board meeting in 2014. Highlights include: overview of the drug overdose prevention and rescue coalition, a model naloxone policy for police departments, a naloxone first responder fact sheet, how to schedule a naloxone training, obtaining a drug disposal unit, how to host a community forum on drug overdose, treatment resource handout, and how to respond to an opioid overdose handout.
First Responder Drug Overdose Prevention Toolkit
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.