Addiction Services 101:
What Is Your Agency's Overdose Plan?
This free webinar will raise awareness about risk factors that contribute to overdose death, and explore the program policies and practices that can address them. It will highlight administrative tools and engagement techniques that can help supportive housing programs prevent and respond to drug overdose. The webinar will describe harm reduction strategies, like carrying naloxone (Narcan) to reverse an opioid overdose.
1. Identify risk factors for drug overdose that are common among people engaged in supportive housing programs
2. Explain the role of naloxone in reversing opioid overdoses and describe options for integration of naloxone access into supportive housing programs
3. Explore topics that case managers can discuss with supportive housing participants to help them develop a plan to prevent or respond to a drug overdose
• Program administrators
• Supportive housing case managers and supervisors
• Community health workers
• Outreach workers
• Healthcare providers