Resources for Professionals
Local government representatives, first responders, law enforcement agencies, and health professionals can link to behavioral health information, training, find local treatment providers, and learn to administer and distribute Naloxone. These resources have been cultivated from The NYS Department of Health’s “Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in New York State” website, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and SIPCW.
Safe Prescriber Pledge
Staten Island PPS is calling together primary care doctors, nurse practitioners, pain management specialists, pharmacists and other prescribers on Staten Island to Take the Safe Prescriber Pledge.
Learn more about this evidence-based, early intervention method of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT).
Become a Registered OOP
Everything you need to know about becoming a registered opioid overdose program – with the ability to train others to recognize, respond and give life-saving Nalaxone.
Healthcare Provider Information
Healthcare providers play a critical role in the opioid epidemic. Learn about what you can do to assist from the NYS Dept. of Health.
First Responder Information
These resources from the NYS Dept. of Health will provide guidance when encountering these situations in the field where the presence of fentanyl is suspected.
Opioid Regulations and Legislation
NYS DOH lists resources from Prescriber Education to the Good Samaritan Law.