Opioid Crisis: Libraries, Resources, Context and Data

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WebJunction, in collaboration with PLA, hosted the Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs and Responses, on September 12, 2017 (see Town Hall Summary and participant survey summary, Reflections on Opioid Crisis Town Hall). We invite you to share any additional resources for this page in the comments below or in the new Facebook group, Libraries and the Opioid Crisis.

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Libraries and the Opioid Crisis
General Resources
City, County, Municipal Reports and Resources
Community Impact, Background and Context
Data
Partnership Examples

See also, Resources on Libraries and Homelessness

Libraries and the Opioid Crisis

General Resources

City, County, Municipal Reports and Resources

  • An Obligation to Lead (pdf), Massachusetts Municipal Association, Report of the MMA’s Municipal Opioid Addiction and Overdose Prevention Task Force
  • A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis, joint report from National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National League of Cities (NLC)
  • Leading the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis: A practical guide to opioid management by local governments, International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
  • The Opioid Mission of Broome County, New York: A collaborative effort by one county shows that the opioid crisis is a problem that cannot be solved solely through the criminal justice system, ICMA
  • Many counties, cities and local agencies are eligible for Naloxone bulk purchasing agreements through U.S. Communities - http://www.uscommunities.org/suppliers/premier-medical

Community Impact, Background and Context

Data

Partnership Examples