Resources, tools, and strategies to prevent life-threatening adverse outcomes.
Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health
This report reviews research on substance misuse and describes how states can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences.
Legal Interventions to Reduce Overdose Mortality
This resource summarizes naloxone access and Good Samaritan laws.
Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws
A map showing state laws that provide civil or criminal immunity to licensed healthcare providers or lay responders for opioid antagonist administration.
Naloxone Program Case Studies
A collection of case studies describing models for incorporating overdose prevention programs, including naloxone distribution, into community programs.
Addressing HIV and Drug Use in Indiana: A Systems Approach
This case study from ASTHO describes how the Indiana State Department of Health addressed an HIV outbreak in Scott County.
CDC Program Guidance for Implementing Certain Components of Syringe Services Programs
The CDC guidance details which activities can be supported with CDC funds and the process by which CDC-funded programs may request to direct resources to implement new or expand existing programs for persons who inject drugs.
Guide to Developing and Managing Syringe Access Programs
A step-by-step manual for starting and managing syringe access programs, with guidance in several areas including: planning and design, operational issues, organizational issues, external issues and population-specific considerations.
Locked Out: State Legislatures Magazine Article
Describes new features of today’s ignition interlock devices.
State Ignition Interlock Laws
Contains information on state ignition interlock laws. The report also contains guidelines for program administration and for venders and service providers.
Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving State Factsheets
State snapshots that provide an overview of proven strategies to reduce or prevent drunk driving. The information can help local public health decisionmakers and community partners see gaps and identify relevant strategies to address drunk driving.
Increasing Ignition Interlock Use: Successful Practices for States
Describes eight strategies states can consider to strengthen state alcohol ignition interlock programs.
Drug-Impaired Driving: A Guide for What States Can Do
This report summarizes steps that states and other stakeholders can take to detect and prevent drug-impaired driving.
Teen Drugged Driving: A Community Awareness Activity Toolkit
This toolkit for coalitions, prevention groups, and parent organizations offers data on teen and young adult drugged driving and highlights effective prevention activities.