Opioid epidemic practical toolkit: Helping faith and community leaders bring hope and healing to our communities

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Toolkit
Author:  The Partnership Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Publisher:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

This toolkit was created to equip faith-based and community leaders to be able to respond to the current opioid health crisis while advancing their efforts to usher in a culture of compassion toward those who are struggling with addiction, and its often severe consequences. The toolkit, which is segmented into seven key areas, briefly covers practical ways communities and faith communities use their compassion and local understanding to bring hope and healing to those in need.

Populations:  Youth, Adolescents
Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Substance Abuse Treatment
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Partnerships and Coalitions, Education and Training, Communications and Outreach
Strategies:  Identify and Assist