Opioid Response Network (ORN)



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State Opioid Response/Tribal Opioid Response Technical Assistance (SOR/TOR-TA)


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Provides free training, education, and technical assistance to increase access for communities to evidence-based practices for opioid use disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Connects community members with local consultants and technology specialists who are qualified to implement evidence-based practices.

What This Program Offers

Services include free training, education, and technical assistance offered by local experts, including:

  • Community trainings on OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery
  • Training for health professionals in evidence-based clinical practices to create effective treatment models for patients and health systems
  • Training for justice, corrections, and law enforcement on evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery practices focusing on OUD and stimulant use
  • Educational materials to help communities address stigma related to substance use disorder (SUD)
  • Community trainings on the necessary components of building local coalitions to address opioid and stimulant use in a community
  • Guidance for implementing different treatment modalities

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

All communities, individuals, organizations, healthcare systems, clinics, states, and State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis (Opioid STR) grantees are eligible to request technical assistance.

Geographic Coverage



To request technical assistance, complete the request form on the program website.

For other questions, contact ORN at:

Topics This Program Addresses

Health Education for Community and Patients • Opioids • Prevention • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment