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Data and Research

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Butte-Glenn Opioid Safety Coalition Newsletter

CDPH opioid related data


Research Library

Have some free time? Check out these articles about the field.

Harm reduction

Des Jarlais, D.C. Harm reduction in the USA: the research perspective and an archive to David Purchase. Harm Reduct J 14, 51 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-017-0178-6
Harm reduction: An approach to reducing risky health behaviours in adolescents. (2008). Paediatrics & child health, 13(1), 53–60. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/13.1.53
Thakarar, K., Kohut, M., Hutchinson, R. et al. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people who inject drugs accessing harm reduction services in a rural American state. Harm Reduct J 19, 80 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00660-2
Marx, M. A., Crape, B., Brookmeyer, R. S., Junge, B., Latkin, C., Vlahov, D., & Strathdee, S. A. (2000). Trends in crime and the introduction of a needle exchange program. American Journal of Public Health, 90(12), 1933-1936. https://doi.org/10.2105/ajph.90.12.1933

Prevention methods
Intervention methods
Opioid related overdose

Keane, C., Egan, J. E., & Hawk, M. (2018). Effects of naloxone distribution to likely bystanders: Results of an agent-based model. The International journal on drug policy, 55, 61–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.02.008

Prescribing practices
Pain management
Pharmacy related
Medication assisted treatment
Lived experience

Book recommendations

Saving Our Own Lives – Shira Hassan
Dreamland – Sam Quinones
Undoing Drugs - Maria Szalavitz

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