SAMHSA Toolkit Materials for Town Hall Meeting on Opioid Misuse and Overdose

  1. The Importance of Building Community Awareness and Readiness
  2. Sectors to Engage in a Community Awareness-Building Event on Opioid Misuse and Overdose
  3. Understanding the Nature of the Opioid Crisis: How did we get here?
  4. Prescription Opioid Misuse in West Virginia
  5. Demographic Risk Factors for Opioid Overdose
  6. Factors Associated with Risk of Opioid (Prescription and Non-Prescription) Misuse and Overdose
  7. Strategies to Address Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Linking Problems to Solutions
  8. What Do I Say? Stigma Awareness Talking Points for Community Awareness-Building Events
  9. The Role of Medications in Preventing Opioid Overdose
  10. Naloxone: Understanding Its Community Use and Effectiveness
  11. Opioid Misuse and Overdose Glossary of Terms