Resources and Updates
Updates from the Coalition
The Coalition of endorsing organizations is working in partnership to provide updates of what is happening with the litigation, related legislation, and state and local implementation strategies.
Minnesota set up a Council in 2019 to start distributing money to mitigate the opioid epidemic, giving the state a head start on other states. Legislator Dave Baker, who chairs the Council, explains their lessons learned and what they’re hoping to accomplish in the coming years.
How will we know if settlement spending decisions are effective in saving lives and promoting health and wellness for people who use drugs? Data can help paint the picture! Find out more about how to plan now to use data to promote transparency for years to come.
As part of the Principles, state and local governments are encouraged to focus on racial equity. But what does this mean and how can they do it? We break down the barriers of health inequity related to the overdose crisis and offer some considerations to address these issues.
How does the MDL align with the Principles?
Breaking down the proposed Multi-District Litigation settlement agreement, to see how it aligns with The Principles.
VISIT THE OPIOID SETTLEMENT TRACKER
For more in-depth information on the status of the opioid settlements and spending plans to explore how funds from the opioid litigations are being used to support public health response, visit The Opioid Settlement Tracker.