Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Program (OEND)

Link

https://www.pbm.va.gov/PBM/academicdetailingservice/Opioid_Overdose_Education_and_Naloxone_Distribution.asp

Additional Links

Fact Sheet
Naloxone Auto-Injector Kit Patient Guide
Opioid Safety Quick Reference Guide

Sponsoring Organization

VA Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Services

Description

Provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) program. Focuses on reducing opioid overdoses and deaths among veterans through education and training for prevention, recognition, rescue response, and naloxone kit use. Includes OEND videos and materials for providers and patients.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

Harm Reduction • Health Education for Community and Patients • Naloxone • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Prevention • Substance Use Disorder • Veterans