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.
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)