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Learn about emerging best practices from fire and EMS program-based strategies for opioid diversion
Hear how four grantees that are working at the county level to address the opioid crisis.
This program highlights the APW ODMAP data to target a broad range of substance use prevention and education activities to ZIP codes
This near-real-time data, identify types of abused substances, & rapidly disseminate critical data to where they are needed.
Philly Opioid Response
18 recommendations to provide actionable steps the City and its partners can take to reduce the harmful effects of opioids in our community.
Operation Safe Station Infographic
Operation Safe Station information, a collaboration between the Arlington PD, the Commonwealth’s Attorney, and Department of Human Services
Substance Abuse Additction
The Safe Station program is available to individuals suffering from all forms of addiction and substance abuse, not just heroin/opioid addiction

Supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance's (BJA) Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP), the COSSAP Digest is a compilation of COSSAP-developed publications webinars, podcasts, and other information recently posted to the COSSAP Resource Center, as well as upcoming events.

Designed to equip the COSSAP community of practice with the latest tools to advance its ongoing support for colleagues, friends, family members, and neighbors professionally or personally addressing substance use disorders, entries are also searchable in the media library.

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Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) as part of the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP)
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) as part of the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP)

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