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Resources by Topic: Prescription drug misuse

Tribal Opioid Response Resource Toolkit
Offers a variety of materials, tools, resources and links to support tribes in their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic within their tribal communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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SAMHSA: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Guidance and resources to help providers respond to COVID-19 while providing care and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. Includes guidance specific to opioid treatment programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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CLOUD (Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-makers)
Searchable library of curated, evidence-based resources on opioids and the opioid crisis. Includes documents and reports, legislation, videos, and websites on topics such as addiction treatment, harm reduction, prevention, recovery, and pain management. Provides information targeted to policymakers and community leaders; payers and providers; and patients and caregivers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Evidence-based Policy
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Massachusetts Current Opioid Statistics
Features quarterly data on opioid-related overdose deaths, prescription monitoring, and opioid-related emergency services data for Massachusetts. Includes county-level data.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Among Newborn Hospitalizations
Data on the rate of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) per 1,000 newborn hospitalizations. Select Trend Graph, then Patient Location in the Characteristics to view a line chart by patient location that four metropolitan levels and rural areas, with national and state-level trend data available.
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Washington Health Data Visualization
An interactive tool providing access to maps, charts, and graphs on a variety of health data by topic for Washington State and counties. Topics include leading causes of death, opioid prescriptions, opioid morbidity and mortality, immunizations, HIV, social determinants of health, and population characteristics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Washington State Department of Health
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Preventing Substance Misuse in Rural Settings
A guide to delivering substance misuse prevention programming in rural communities. Identifies challenges and strategies specific to rural areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Education Development Center
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Wisconsin - Opioids: Summary Data Dashboard
Provides access to interactive county-level data on opioid deaths and hospitalizations in Wisconsin. Includes data by age, sex, opioid type, and race/ethnicity. Select a county by clicking the map. Provides information on adult and youth opioid use. Highlights how populations are using opioids, reasons for obtaining opioid prescriptions, and trends for medication misuse.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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Rural Communities Opioid Response Program
Details the multi-year initiative to overcome barriers to access of prevention, treatment, and recovery for substance use disorder (SUD).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Arizona Opioid Dashboards
Provides interactive data on opioid overdoses in Arizona. Includes data by area and zip code, age group and gender, other drugs involved in overdoses, neonatal abstinence syndrome, deaths from overdoses, and trends over time.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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