Collaboration Stories

Focus on Opioids

Opioid-related overdose deaths are at epidemic levels in the United States, with both prescription and illicit opioids driving these increases. To address this crisis, practitioners will need to collaborate with new partners, in new ways.

This section of the toolkit features stories from around the country of successful collaborative efforts to prevent opioid misuse and overdose. Accompanying tools offer tips for establishing and maintaining effective partnerships, recognizing the unique challenges presented by this crisis.