Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) can be used to identify, and reduce unhealthy alcohol use in a variety of healthcare settings. Learn more.
Health care providers can play a central role in reversing the epidemic of opioid analgesic misuse and overdose deaths. Find resources for safe and judicious prescribing.
In New York City (NYC) there were nearly 10,000 unintentional drug poisoning (overdose) deaths during the years 2000-2013, an average of 700 unintentional overdose deaths per year. Learn more about what you can do.
Overdose Prevention in Pharmacies
Under a citywide non-patient specific prescription, pharmacists can dispense naloxone to individuals at risk of opioid overdose and their concerned family members and friends. Learn more about this initiative.
View a list of participating NYC pharmacies (PDF).
Treating Opioid Addiction
Addiction is a treatable health condition. Learn more.