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Webinar recordings and training videos

A collection of recent webinars and training videos on harm reduction, overdose prevention, and response, and related topics. Criminal legal fines and their impact on opportunity and inequality, March 2021 The criminal legal system has an outsized impact on people with opioid use disorder. Even after incarceration, criminal legal fees and fines can pose barriers […]

Methamphetamine overdose/overamping

In this section: Risks for methamphetamine overdose Signs of overdose and when to take action What to do if you call 911 for methamphetamine Mental health and methamphetamine overdose Staying healthy Treatment or cutting back Resources Deaths involving methamphetamine have increased 600% in the last ten years in Washington State. To learn more about the […]

Fentanyl

In this section: What is fentanyl? What does it look like? What are the signs of fentanyl overdose? How do I respond to fentanyl overdose? It is safe to respond to fentanyl overdose. How to reduce the risk of fentanyl overdose Fentanyl test strips Young people and fentanyl Resources What is fentanyl? What does it […]

Libraries and Library Staff

Libraries are a central source for resources and information for the general public. Increasingly libraries are the site of opioid overdoses, and libraries are looking for more ways to respond. In this section: Overdose recognition and response Resources for library staff Resources to share with the public Overdose recognition and response Overdose Education & Naloxone […]

Overdose Awareness Day

Videos For this year’s Overdose Awareness Day, August 31, 2019, we asked people to make a short video answering the question “How can you stop overdose?” Please share these widely and use #stopoverdose and #endoverdose and #IOAD when posting to social media. We’ll be sharing these all week on our Facebook and Twitter pages, so […]

Learn About Treatment

Check out our new page, Learn About Treatment. This page includes information about: Medications for opioid use disorder Treatment settings Sample policies and procedures for treatment programs Much more! Below are a few key resources on Learn About Treatment. Medications for Opioid Use Disorder brochure This brochure, which introduces¬† the three FDA-approved medications for opioid […]

Naloxone in Washington State

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Criminal legal system

Resources on overdose prevention and response for people in the criminal legal system. In this section: Overdose risk for people in the criminal legal system Relevant WA State laws Required education for naloxone distribution Naloxone distribution program design Tips for talking about naloxone and overdose Jail and prison naloxone resources Probation and parole naloxone resources […]

Opioid use disorder

Learn more here about opioid use disorder and options for effective¬†treatment. In this section: What is opioid use disorder? What are treatments for opioid use disorder? Which treatment is right for me? What is opioid use disorder? To understand opioid use disorder, it’s helpful to know the difference between physical dependence on opioids and opioid […]