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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.

August 3, 2023

Newly released resources provide easy access to information to empower communities

July 19, 2023

States and local jurisdictions should examine the availability of services available for people with OUD who are pregnant and direct dollars from the opioid litigation to this area of need.

July 11, 2023

Given rising rates of substance use disorders among older adults, states and local jurisdictions should consider using opioid litigation dollars to fund treatment and recovery services among this population.

June 28, 2023

The Opioid Litigation Principles Coalition Recognizes North Carolina and Rhode Island for the settlement planning!

June 20, 2023

Medical examiners and coroners, often thought of as “last responders,” serve a critical role in the overdose crisis by sharing the results of their investigation with families, clinical physicians and public health stakeholders. Find out more about the role these professionals played in the nation’s wide ranging opioid litigation settlements and how state and local jurisdictions can support their critical work.

June 14, 2023

As states and jurisdictions begin to spend their dollars from the opioid litigation, what should they consider around naloxone distribution?

June 1, 2023

States and local jurisdictions are poised to receive more funds to help with opioid abatement as a result of a recent court decision in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy.

May 18, 2023

Starting people with opioid use disorder on buprenorphine is one of the evidence-based strategies to reduce overdose deaths. What do new research studies tell us about how well we’re doing and where we need to be putting additional resources?