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Opioid Resource Library
In light of the opioid epidemic, it is critical for stakeholders from the law enforcement, public safety, first responders, education, child welfare, medical, treatment, business, labor, and faith-based communities to come together to clarify the successes and challenges already identified by our memberships.
NSA has hosted 3 opioid-related roundtables/summits. The documents from each are below.
Washington D.C. Stakeholders Roundtable: The Opioid Epidemic (May 3, 2018)
The documents below were presented and discussed at the Roundtable:
- American Correctional Association
- American Farm Bureau Federation – Farm Town Strong
- American Judges Association: “Voice of the Judiciary” issues statement on funding for Treatment Courts
- Amerian Psychiatric Association: Curbing the Impact of the Nation’s Opioid Crisis
- American Society of Addiction Medicine Letter
- Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association Letter
- Faces & Voices of Recovery
- Loudoun County White Paper
- Middlesex Sheriff’s Office MATADOR Program
- National Alliance on Mental Illness: Mental Illness and the Opioid Crisis
- National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials Handout
- [ADDED 05/09/2018] National Governors’ Association’s Recommendations for Federal Actions to End the Opioid Crisis
- National League of Cities/National Association of Counties: A Prescription for Action
- Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association Recommendations & Programs on Opioid Epidemic
- Orange County (VT) Sheriff’s Department Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions
- S.A.F.E. Project: Six Lines of Operation Approach
- U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit for Faith-Based Communities
- US investigating treatment of addicted prisoners in Mass. (Article)
To download all the documents in one file, please click here (Dropbox link) – the file size is approximately 27MB.
Michigan Opioid Summit: Public Safety + Public Health Opioid Conference: Partners in Combating Opioid Misuse (Nov. 30, 2017)
On November 30, 2017, the National Sheriffs’ Association, along with the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association, the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Association of Michigan, hosted an opioid summit aimed at bringing public safety and public health together to discussion strategies to combat the opioid epidemic.
The documents below were presented and discussed at the Summit.
- A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis [NaCO]
- A Roadmap to Behavioral Health [SAMHSA]
- MI Dept. of Health & Human Services Response to the Opioid Crisis
- Hope, Not Handcuffs (Dropbox Link)
- FDA Allows Marketing of First Device to Help Reduce Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms [Article]
- Michigan receives $16.37 million grant to combat opioid addiction [Article]
- Fentanyl: Safety Recommendations for First Responders
- Heroin Response Strategy [ONDCP/CDC]
- ODMAP: A Nationwide Real-Time Overdose Surveillance System
- 2016 DEA Emerging Threat Report
- MICHIGAN OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PLANNING: FY18 IMPAIRED DRIVING PROGRAMS
- MSU Spine and Orthopedic Center Letter
- Documents from the Honorable Judge Davis/41(B)
- Tall Cop Says Stop Program Flyer
- Isabella County Sheriff’s Office – Medical Assisted Treatment Policy
- Vivitrol Program Referral Process
- Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Strategic Plan
- Grand Blanc Township Police Department Strategic Plan
- Grand Rapids Police Department: Opioid Overdose Death Investigations
- City of Wyoming Police Department Letter
- St. Clair County’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic
- ST. MARY HOSPITAL PROPOSAL – Specialized Detoxification Treatment
- MHA – Your Guide to Controlling & Managing Pain After Surgery
- MIDEQ/MHA/MPA Drug Disposal Infographic
- The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
To download all the documents in one file, please click here (Dropbox link) – the file size is approximately 709MB.
Ohio Stakeholders Roundtable: The Opioid Epidemic (Sept. 22, 2017)
On September 22, 2017, the National Sheriffs’ Association and the Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association hosted the Ohio Stakeholders Roundtable: The Opioid Epidemic.
The following documents were presented and discussed at the Ohio Stakeholders Roundtable:
- Alkermes Comment on Interim Report
- Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office ACRP
- Franklin County Opiate Action Plan
- Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Programs
- Overdoses in Franklin County are focus of both prosecution and treatment (Article)
- Chief Deputy: Treatment, not arrest, best prescription for addiction (Article)
- Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing Lethal Heroin Fentanyl Mix (Article)
- Franklin County Pathways Program
- Profile: Melissa Young
- Profile: Stella Jones
- Profile: Kimberly Mounts
- PATHWAYS to Women’s Healthy Living Brochure
- Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Opiate and MAT Seminar
- Franklin County MAT Implementation Planning Session
- Franklin County inmates to be offered anti-addiction drug Vivitrol on release
- Franklin County CIT Training for Corrections
- Arming Deputies with Different Kinds of Weapons
- Franklin County Mental Health First Aid
- Franklin County Sheriff’s Office addresses recidivism in the County Jail by partnering with Community based employers
- Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Response to Opiate Crisis
- Current Programs in Place by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force
- Lucas County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Response Team
- NaphCare’s Experience with Opioid-Addicted Patients in Jails
- Mercer County Sheriff’s Office
- Ohio Opioid Roundtable Recommendations and Current Programs
- The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants re: Retail Theft
- Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
- Drug Trafficker Registry Proposal
- Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s QRT
- Eight Ways Faith Communities Organize for Recovery Ministry
- Faith-Based Approach Slides
To download all the documents in one file, please click here.
For more information on how the National Sheriffs’ Association is helping combat the opioid epidemic, please visit our Opioid Abuse Initiatives page.
Additionally, NSA and pharmaceutical manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP have launched a pilot program to support training of front-line officers on the use of naloxone. Learn more.