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This hub is intended to highlight how County Drug and Alcohol Administrators in the Northeast Region of Pennsylvania are working collaboratively with other sectors to implement innovative treatment access options for substance abuse and addiction. This hub is a centralized location for key resources and data related to substance abuse.
What are we working on and how are we getting there?
- Relationship Building
- Problem Exploration
- The Value of Block Grant Funding to Support the Development of Innovative Services in the Community - By Layne Turner, Lehigh County Drug & Alcohol Administrator When considering the interplay between Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), we are trying to solve an eco-system problem, in which everything is interconnected and requires a complete … Continued
- A Cross-sector Community Approach to Addressing Growing Concerns about Substance Abuse - By Layne Turner, Julia Kocis, and Samantha Shaak Lehigh County is at, or exceeds state averages in the number of overdose deaths, treatment admissions, and use of naloxone. This is striking, given the fact that the overdose death rate in … Continued