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ACTION TEAMS

The Northern Sierra Opioid Safety Coalition houses three action teams that focus on proven intervention strategies:
promoting safe prescribing practices; increasing access to medication-assisted addiction treatment; and increasing access to Naloxone,
a life-saving opioid blocker that reverses the effects of an overdose. 




Safe Prescribing

Objective 1: By July, 2017, increase the number of times CURES is accessed in the four-county region by 50 percent using “total reports”.
Objective 2: By July, 2017, reduce the average number of morphine equivalents prescribed per resident per year in the four-county region by 15 percent.


If you would like to participate in the monthly Safe Prescribing action team meetings,
please email Andrew Woodruff by clicking here




Medication-Assisted Treatment 
 

Objective: By July, 2017, increase the number of buprenorphine prescribers in the four-county region by two. 

If you would like to participate in the monthly Medication-Assisted Treatment action team meetings,
please email James Wilson by clicking here




Naloxone Access

Objective: By July, 2017, distribute Naloxone and train on its use with 100 at-risk residents in the four-county region. 

If you would like to participate in the monthly Naloxone Access action team meetings,
please email Meagan Miller by clicking here.




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