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  • Culturally and linguistically appropriate education and stigma reduction.

  • Increase access to Naloxone.

  • Year-round drug take-back programs.


  • Increase and support school and community-based prevention programs.

  • Identify, screen, and refer individuals at risk for SUD/OUD.

  • Screen, refer, and/or treat patients who have SUD/OUD with infectious complications.

  • Recruit, train, and mentor interdisciplinary teams to provide Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).

  • Increase the number of providers and other health and social services professionals treating SUD/OUD.

  • Reduce barriers to integrated treatment.

  • Strengthen collaboration with law enforcement and first responders.

  • Optimize reimbursement for treatment encounters through proper coding and billing.

  • Enable individual families and caregivers to find access to evidence-based, affordable treatments for SUD/OUD.


  • Enhance the discharge coordination for SUD/OUD patients leaving the criminal and/or social justice system.

  • Expand peer workforce and programming as interventionists in various settings.

  • Support the development of recovery communities, recovery coaches, and recovery community organizations to expand access to recovery support services.

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