The Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Playbook Has Arrived!
The National Interoperability Collaborative (NIC) is proud to announce a unique new publication that shines a spotlight on the critical role that prevention should play in addressing our nation’s opioid epidemic, including strategies – or “plays” – that communities can replicate or adapt for real-time use.
The Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Playbook is derived from the growing number of efforts by practitioners, researchers and policy-makers around the country to “get upstream” of this national crisis, in addition to providing treatment and saving lives.
In the Press: Rowan College of South Jersey Hosts Opioid Prevention Playbook Workshop (SNJ Today)
It’s Time to Add Prevention to the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic; New Playbook Focuses on 11 Replicable Strategies to `Go Upstream’.
In our view, one potentially vital component of a truly comprehensive approach to addressing the opioid epidemic has received short-shrift to date: Prevention... we are suggesting that additional attention and resources should go to “upstream” activities so that this public health emergency abates – and maybe even ends – over time. Read more »»
Check out the plays
(click on each play to view a summary)