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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.

May 8, 2023

To take advantage full advantage of the opioid litigation dollars, state and communities need to invest in recovery services and implement social justice reforms.

April 25, 2023

Numerous organizations have endorsed the provisions of methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone by jails and prisons. A new study examines whether, in addition to saving lives, this approach is also cost-effective.

April 11, 2023

Starting people on buprenorphine in the emergency department after they’ve had an overdose has been proven to save lives. Practice change is hard, though. A recent article evaluated what happened after one program in Pennsylvania tried to do just that.

April 4, 2023

Some pharmaceutical companies and distributors have offered medications to treat opioid use disorder and overdose reversal drugs as part of the opioid settlements with states, cities, and counties. What should jurisdictions consider before entering these agreements so they can take full advantage of them?

March 22, 2023

The increasing use of psychostimulants, including cocaine and methamphetamine), alone and together with fentanyl is viewed as the “fourth wave” of the overdose crisis. Contingency management is an essential intervention to assist individuals with stimulant use disorder.

February 28, 2023

Jurisdictions that are considering using opioid litigation funds to scale up syringe services programs should apply these lessons from Michigan’s rapid expansion of syringe services programs.

February 22, 2023

Rock County, WI, and state of Colorado recognized for their approach to opioid litigation settlements.

February 22, 2023

Want to see how Rock County, WI and Colorado incorporated the opioid litigation principles into their decision-making?