We’ve compiled an Opioid Epidemic Resource Guide to help you navigate this issue facing most communities.
We’ve included tools like an interactive map of drug overdose deaths and a fentanyl overdose primer for medics. There are grant leads, news and insights into topics like the public bathrooms crisis and strategies to increase treatment, intervention and education.
Vine Grove Police Chief Kenneth Mattingly got the idea for the vending machine after a call officers responded to earlier this year
Some jails have also increased the availability of Narcan to reverse opioid overdoses
$26 billion in new funding is available to mitigate the effects of the opioid epidemic, and now is the time for public safety leaders to advocate for their share
Funds will be used to train first responders on Narcan use and how best to interact with people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues
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