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Maryland Department of Health
The Overdose Response Program
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Information for ORPs and Trainers
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Information for Community Members
Get Naloxone from a Pharmacy
Information for Providers and Patients
Legal Authority and Protections
Guidance and Resources
or resources on support, treatment and overdose prevention and response for family, friends and loved ones of opioid users, please visit the following links:
Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing (GRASP)
, resources and support for individuals/families who have lost a loved one to substance abuse or addiction, including
Maryland Chapter meeting information
Harm Reduction Coalition
, national harm reduction organization with resources on opioid overdose prevention and establishing take-home naloxone programs.
Learn to Cope
, nonprofit organization providing support for parents and family members dealing with a loved one addicted to heroin, prescription opioids and other drugs.
Opioid Overdose Prevention
, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Massachusetts Department of Health, providing comprehensive information and educational materials on opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution.
for Drug-Free Kids
, and substance abuse prevention and other resources for parents.
provides a model for community-based naloxone distribution and opioid overdose prevention.
, opioid overdose prevention education resources from Washington State.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has developed a free, downloadable
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
, which includes information about administering naloxone.
Toward the Heart
,a Canadian harm reduction organization with overdose prevention and naloxone training resources, including
resources for family members
of opioid users.