Opioid Crisis Resources
Opioids
CHA.090-Opioid-SummitReport_web2.pdf
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In June 2017, CHA and member hospitals conducted a six-month pilot in eight Colorado hospital emergency departments and two freestanding emergency departments with the goal of reducing the administration of opioids by ED clinicians. The 10 EDs achieved a 36 percent reduction in opioid administrations when compared to the same time period in 2016, far surpassing the original pilot goal of 15 percent.
Getting Help for Opioid Dependence or Withdrawal.pdf
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The Federal Trade Commission, in partnership with SAMHSA, has developed a new fact sheet to help those in need of treatment for opioid dependence or withdrawal. This fact sheet provides information on how to obtain proper and safe help for the treatment of opioid dependence or withdrawal and is available in English and Spanish.
PolicyBrief_MO KS Opioid.pdf
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A Policy Brief examining overdose deaths, hospital visits and unfilled jobs.
Opioid Epidemic- Talking Points.pdf
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Alliances and partnerships among health care providers and payers, business leaders and policy makers, and patients and caregivers, are essential to identify community-based solutions and broader policy changes to address the opioid epidemic.