Prevention and Harm Reduction: Opportunities for Collaboration to Address Opioid-Related Overdose (Webinar Summary)

This tool summarizes key takeaways from a CAPT webinar exploring the intersection of opioid overdose prevention and harm reduction—and how developing a cultural understanding of each discipline’s philosophy and work can facilitate healthy collaborations between them.

Preventing the Consequences of Opioid Overdose: Understanding 911 Good Samaritan Laws

This resource provides an overview of this overdose prevention strategy, including the aims of these laws and types of protections they can offer. It also presents some of the obstacles that prevent overdose bystanders and the criminal justice system from applying their state’s Good Samaritan laws, and steps prevention practitioners can take to raise awareness of these laws among various target populations.

Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Programs and Strategies

This decision support tool provides brief summaries of prevention strategies and associated programs that have been evaluated to determine their effects on the non-medical use of prescription drugs, including an overview of the relevant literature, descriptions of individual studies, and guidelines for using this information to inform prevention planning efforts.