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.

SI Connect (844-877-STAT)

Staten Island Connect is a 24/7 call center built to help connect to substance use, mental health, and care management services. Professionals can call (844) 877-7828 anytime, any day to make referrals and appointments. Agents are available to answer calls and connect to a care manager and other resources.

Safe Prescribing Pledge

Staten Island PPS will be calling together primary care doctors, nurse practitioners, pain management specialists, pharmacists and other prescribers on Staten Island to Take the Pledge.

Local Treatment/Referral List

A breakdown of all local treatment organizations by type of service offered.

SBIRT

Learn more about this evidence-based, early intervention method of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT).

Substance Use Treatment Providers

Use this guide as a quick reference tool to refer to all the substance use treatment providers on Staten Island and the services they offer.

Become a Buprenorphine Prescriber

Any physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant can prescribe buprenorphine after obtaining a waiver. Click here to find out how to get a free training and waiver.

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.

Help Educate Your Community

Educate your community by getting a New York State Addiction and Substance Use Disorder flash drive.

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.