Resources – Pharmacists

Below are some of the resources that outline what pharmacists need to know about opioid safety and naloxone use. 

Title/Link Source Type/Description

Opioid Overdose Toolkit

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Toolkit – Offers advice to help prevent opioid-related overdoses
S.T.O.P. P.A.I.N. VA National Academic Detailing Service Catalog – Educational materials helpful to providing academic detailing for providers managing patients with conditions related to pain
Prescribe to Prevent: Overdose prevention and naloxone rescue kits for prescribers and pharmacists Boston University

Training – program for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists intended to educate on how to prevent overdoses among patients and their social networks

Prevent and Protect
Boston University

Brochure – Guideline for pharmacists dispensing naloxone to patients

Opioid Safety Provider Resources


Webpage – Offers a robust selection of opioid safety resources specific to providers

Pain Management and Opioid Safety in the Military Health System (MHS)

DHA-PI 6025.04