Offers education and technical assistance for individuals, professionals, and communities in Washington state who want to learn how to prevent and intervene in opioid addiction and overdose.
Emergency Dept. Naloxone Distribution
The first steps to setting up a community overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) program is to understand the local policies and regulations about standing orders, third party prescribing, collaborative practice agreements, Good Samaritan laws, and provider medication distribution.
Naloxone prescribing practice guidelines (148 kb)
Information for clinicians and pharmacists to identify who should get naloxone, how to recognize and respond to an overdose and other recommendations.
Syringe Services Programs in King County Programs that provide clean supplies to reduce the harms associated with substance use, harm reduction education, and access to addiction treatment, healthcare, and other resources.
Information for professionals and the public about evidence-based addiction treatment options.