ORS Program Strategies
- Share data systems to inform rapid and effective community overdose prevention efforts.
- Support immediate, evidence-based response efforts that can directly reduce overdose deaths.
- Design and use promising strategies at the intersection of public health and public safety.
- Disseminate information to support the implementation of evidence-informed prevention strategies that can reduce substance use and overdose
Public Health Analysts
- Strategically embedded within agencies such as health departments, fusion centers, medical examiners’ offices, universities, and HIDTA Investigative Support Centers
- Enhance overdose reporting systems and increase interagency collaboration
- Develop relevant products to inform action and evidence-based responses
- Facilitate rapid response strategies among key stakeholders during overdose events
- Support the evaluation of promising and novel overdose prevention strategies
Drug Intelligence Officers
- Assigned to the HIDTA or to a fusion center in their state.
- Mobilize public safety partners alongside the PHA to facilitate cross-sector work
- Fill a critical gap in intelligence sharing by reporting cross-jurisdictional links
- Leverage the DIO nationwide network to support information sharing on drug trafficking trends
- Notifications when local residents are arrested on felony drug charges in other parts of the state or country
The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) is a free, web-based tool that provides near real-time suspected overdose surveillance data across jurisdictions to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize an immediate response to a sudden increase, or spike in overdose events.