Resource Library

  • Article

    Overdose Fatality Review Board in Rural Arizona a Blueprint for Success in Combating Substance Use

    Article - 12/21/2023

  • Video

    Thriving in Recovery PSA

    Video - 12/7/2023

  • Online Resource

    Overdose Fatality Reviews in Minnesota: An evaluation of implementation

    Online Resource - 11/22/2023

  • Sample

    Overdose Fatality Review Voicemail Script for Next-of-Kin Interviewers

    Sample - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Winnebago County, Wisconsin OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Utah OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Marion County, Indiana OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Dearborn County, Indiana OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Yavapai County, Arizona OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Sample

    Next-of-Kin After Engagement Letter Voicemail

    Sample - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Sauk County, Wisconsin OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Sample

    Next-of-Kin No Initial Contact Voicemail

    Sample - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Ocean County, New Jersey OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Lexington County, South Carolina OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Hamilton County, Ohio OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Podcast

    Cuyahoga County, Ohio OFR Mentor Site Podcast

    Podcast - 11/16/2023

  • Online Resource

    Addiction Language Guide

    Online Resource - 10/27/2023

  • Online Resource

    Overdose Fatality Review Knowledge Lab

    Online Resource - 10/27/2023

  • Briefing Sheet

    Overdose Fatality Review: Next-of-Kin Phone and Voicemail Guidelines

    Briefing Sheet - 10/27/2023

  • Article

    How reviewing deaths can save lives

    Article - 10/25/2023

  • Article

    NYC RxStat: Stakeholder perspectives on a national model public health and public safety partnership to reduce overdose deaths

    Article - 10/25/2023

  • Video

    The Value of OFR Video

    Video - 10/2/2023

  • Video

    BJA and CDC Support of OFR

    Video - 10/2/2023

  • Video

    COSSUP: Partnering Across State and Local OFRs

    Video - 10/2/2023

  • Webinar

    Enhanced OFR-PHAST Framework: Practical Tips for Implementation

    Webinar - 8/16/2023

  • Webinar

    Xylazine Trends and Toxicology: Role of an Overdose Fatality Review

    Webinar - 5/18/2023

  • Webinar

    Data to Action Through Public Health and Public Safety Partnerships: OFR and PHAST

    Webinar - 3/3/2023

  • Webinar

    OFR Annual Report: Empowering Community Action

    Webinar - 2/15/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Wisconsin Department of Corrections Overdose Fatality Review Team: A Statewide Implementation and Review by a Government Agency

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Family-centered Practice Recommendations

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Federal Tribal Resources and Response: 2023 Forum on National Overdose Fatality Review

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Tribal Information Sharing and Response Case Studies: Clinton Alexander

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Tribal Information Sharing and Response Case Studies: Anita Welch Lossiah

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Plenary Session 3: Overdose Fatality Review and Substance Misuse Interventions in the Emergency Department

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Federal Tribal Resources and Response: BJA Funding Resources to Support Substance Use Disorder Efforts in Tribal Communities

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Plenary Session 4: Addressing Gaps in Substance Use, Overdoses, and Recovery

    Meeting Presentation - 1/20/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Leveraging Community Collaboration to Implement Harm Reduction Strategies

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Expansion of Emergency Medical Services' Naloxone Leave-behind Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Overdose Fatality Review: A Rural Community Approach

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Data Gap or Opportunity? Infusing OFR With Creative Data Collection

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Collaboration Within Rural Communities

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Overdose Fatality Review's Influence on Innovative Harm Reduction Services and Messaging

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Plenary Session 2: Implementing Overdose Fatality Review Recommendations to Save Lives

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Applying Process Improvement Approaches to Recommendation Selection

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Oneida County—Turning Data Into Action: Use of ODMAP and Overdose Fatality Review to Guide Decision Making

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Building an Overdose Fatality Review Program in a Large Urban Setting: Recommendations for OFR Program Development

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Overview

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    New York City's Three-pronged Approach to Creating Change

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    A Multiregional Approach: The Coroner's Role in Overdose Fatality Reviews

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Turning the Tide for Grieving Families: Marion County, Indiana, OFR Subcommittee's Efforts to Improve Grief Connections

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Ross County—Turning Data Into Action: Use of ODMAP and Overdose Fatality Review to Guide Decision Making

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Intended and Unintended Outcomes of Building Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Overdose Fatality Review Teams

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Overdose Fatality Review Teams as Community Catalyst

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    How a Local County Health Department Garnered Stakeholder Support to Establish a Fatality Review Team

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Working Together to Leverage Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Implement Recommendations

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Plenary Session 1: We Heart You: Recover in Our Community

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Strengthening Partnerships With State Public Health and Increasing Stakeholders' Knowledge by Identifying Underreporting of Somali Overdose Deaths Through Overdose Fatality Reviews

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Meeting Presentation

    Emergency Medical Services/Peer Support Rural Response Teams: An Innovative Model for Enhancing Linkages to Care

    Meeting Presentation - 1/19/2023

  • Video

    New to OFR Virtual Training

    Video - 1/5/2023

  • Report

    Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) Data System Guidance, Version 2.0

    Report - 11/9/2022

  • Video

    OFR Welcome Remarks

    Video - 11/1/2022

  • Webinar

    Understanding and Addressing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Stigma Among Public Health and Public Safety Professionals

    Webinar - 10/24/2022

  • Report

    Embedding Self-Care Throughout the Overdose Fatality Review Process

    Report - 10/20/2022

  • Video

    How do I download a pdf form of a section in REDCap?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How do I access the next-of-kin module?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What enhancements were made in Version 2.0?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What is the difference between mental health condition and diagnosis?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to deal with unknown dates?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to complete toxicology section?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What does the case recommendation include?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What information is included in the case information module?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What is included in the NOK?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to deal with unknown numbers?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What are site specific variables?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to determine drugs on the scene?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What to include in the narrative sections?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What is the difference between referred and provided?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    What does the PDMP section include?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to answer lifespan timeline questions?

    Video - 10/18/2022

  • Video

    How to Find My OFR Data System Project?

    Video - 9/26/2022

  • Video

    How to Find and Update an Existing Case?

    Video - 9/26/2022

  • Video

    How to Enter a New Case and Learn What the Color Codes Means?

    Video - 9/26/2022

  • Video

    What Else is on the Project Home Page?

    Video - 9/26/2022

  • Webinar

    Overdose Fatality Review Mentor Program Relaunch Overview

    Webinar - 9/21/2022

  • Webinar

    OFR Evaluation: Resources and Practical Steps for Implementation

    Webinar - 8/17/2022

  • Webinar

    Self-Care and Bereavement Support Throughout the Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) Process

    Webinar - 7/20/2022

  • Report

    Overdose Fatality Review: National Standards

    Report - 6/30/2022

  • Webinar

    Success Story: Overdose Fatality Review Use of Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program Data

    Webinar - 6/15/2022

  • Webinar

    Law Enforcement's and First Responders' Roles in Overdose Prevention—Deflection and Overdose Fatality Review

    Webinar - 5/18/2022

  • Webinar

    Overdose Fatality Review: National Standards

    Webinar - 4/20/2022

  • Fact Sheet

    OFR Facilitation Checklist

    Fact Sheet - 3/31/2022

  • Toolkit

    Next-of-Kin Interviews: A Practitioner’s Guide to Implementation

    Toolkit - 3/22/2022

  • Webinar

    Next-of-Kin Interviews

    Webinar - 3/16/2022

  • Fact Sheet

    10 Tips to Facilitate a Successful Overdose Fatality Review

    Fact Sheet - 3/2/2022

  • Video

    The NEW OFR Data System: Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

    Video - 2/16/2022

  • Article

    Changes Spurred by OFR Team Transform Battle Against Substance Use in Winnebago County

    Article - 12/20/2021

  • Article

    As Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) Circle Widens, Ripple Effects Intersect in Pennsylvania County

    Article - 10/18/2021

  • Report

    Evaluation Profile for Overdose Fatality Reviews

    Report - 9/1/2021

  • Fact Sheet

    Guidance for Facilitators: Beyond Facilitation—The Cultivation of an Overdose Fatality Review Team

    Fact Sheet - 7/14/2021

  • Webinar

    Uncovering the Connection Between a History of Problematic Substance Use and Brain Injury Matters in Overdose Fatality Review

    Webinar - 6/3/2021

  • Report

    Sample New Member Packet

    Report - 5/13/2021

  • Sample

    Sample Interview Questions: Facilitator Role

    Sample - 5/7/2021

  • Sample

    Sample Facilitator Job Description

    Sample - 5/5/2021

  • Article

    “Change Happens at the Speed of Trust”: OFR Forum Raises Profile of Winning Strategy in Battle Against Substance Abuse

    Article - 4/16/2021

  • Podcast

    One-on-One With Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA)

    Podcast - 3/11/2021

  • Video

    2021 National Virtual Forum on Overdose Fatality Review: Mock OFR Review 1: Urban Review

    Video - 2/25/2021

  • Video

    2021 National Virtual Forum on Overdose Fatality Review: Mock OFR Review 2: Rural Review

    Video - 2/25/2021

  • Podcast

    Just Partnerships to Enhance Overdose Fatality Review

    Podcast - 2/19/2021

  • Report

    Model Overdose Fatality Review Teams Act

    Report - 2/17/2021

  • Webinar

    Investigation and Certification of Drug Toxicity Deaths Training

    Webinar - 2/8/2021

  • Report

    OFR Project Management Template

    Report - 1/27/2021

  • Video

    OFR Project Management Tool Demonstration

    Video - 1/27/2021

  • Report

    OFR Project Management Tool Instructions

    Report - 1/27/2021

  • Report

    OFR Timeline Samples

    Report - 1/27/2021

  • Report

    Approaching OFR Partners

    Report - 1/27/2021

  • Online Resource

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Social Determinants of Health

    Online Resource - 1/26/2021

  • Online Resource

    Office for Victims of Crime: The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

    Online Resource - 1/15/2021

  • Online Resource

    Overdose Response Strategy (ORS)

    Online Resource - 12/15/2020

  • Report

    Opioid Fatality Review Boards: State Laws

    Report - 12/10/2020

  • Video

    OFR Data System REDCap Project Overview

    Video - 10/29/2020

  • Video

    How to Get Set Up with REDCap

    Video - 10/29/2020

  • Online Resource

    The 2019 Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) Cornerstone Report: Overdose Prevention Services in Jails

    Online Resource - 10/28/2020

  • Online Resource

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Opioid Use Toolkit

    Online Resource - 10/19/2020

  • Sample

    Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) Program Overview

    Sample - 9/20/2020

  • Webinar

    Rural-focused OFR Webinar

    Webinar - 8/24/2020

  • Online Resource

    Treatment Record Privacy Laws

    Online Resource - 8/15/2020

  • Webinar

    Overdose Fatality Review Teams: Partnerships with PDMPs

    Webinar - 8/11/2020

  • Sample

    Sample List: Facilitator Qualities

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample Template: Meeting Minutes

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Template: OFR Data Sharing Protocol

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Summary Data Report

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: OFR Case Email

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Recommendation Work Plan

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Confidentiality Agreement

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Confidentiality Agreement and Review Sign-In Sheet

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: OFR Two-Week Reminder Email

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Members' Guide to Collecting Case Information

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Meeting Ground Rules

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Case Summary Outline

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Interagency Data Sharing Agreement

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Agency-Specific Data Elements

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: OFR Agenda

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: Governing Committee Report Outline

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample: OFR Recruiting Letter

    Sample - 7/22/2020

  • Sample

    Sample Checklist: OFR Launch

    Sample - 7/21/2020

  • Sample

    Coordinator's Meeting Preparation Checklist

    Sample - 7/20/2020

  • Webinar

    Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) and COVID-19 Response

    Webinar - 5/7/2020

  • Report

    COSSUP Overdose Fatality Reviews and COVID-19 Virtual Case Review Meetings

    Report - 4/20/2020

  • Webinar

    Partnerships for Prevention: Overdose Fatality Review 101

    Webinar - 1/16/2020

  • Webinar

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Why Addiction is a 'Disease' and Why It’s Important

    Webinar - 4/26/2018

  • Webinar

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Overcoming Stigma, Ending Discrimination Webcast

    Webinar - 3/28/2018