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HEAL Initiative Releases New Framework to Reduce Opioid Overdose

December 6, 2023

The HEALing Communities Initiative, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative® launched the Opioid-Overdose Reduction Continuum of Care Approach (ORCCA): A Policymakers Guide to Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies that Address Opioid Overdose to aid policymakers, communities and key stakeholders in developing comprehensive, multi-system strategies that address the opioid crisis. The guide includes 19 evidence-based strategies that support this new framework, as well as supplementary infographics, fact sheets, and practice guidelines. Visit to read the full press release and download the guide.




ORCCA Guide now available
By: Kristina Spannbauer
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