Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Community Mapping and Identifying Priority Populations for HIV Prevention and Care

This 2023 Community Mapping Toolkit for D.C. Organizations details how visualizing health disparities can help outreach programs for HIV prevention. The toolkit explores how community mapping can support your work, what goes into creating a community map, and how to use mapping tools that are available online.


CDC Pocket Guide: Tapering Opioids for Chronic Pain

Follow up regularly with patients to determine whether opioids are meeting treatment goals and whether opioids can be reduced to a lower dosage or discontinued.


2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

AMA Opioid Task Force issues new recommendations to urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment and remove barriers to comprehensive pain care.


SAMHSA’s Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders Opioid Treatment Program Directory

Select a state and find all of the contact information of the opioid treatment centers located within the selected state.


U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a final recommendation statement on screening for unhealthy drug use. That Task Force found that clinicians should ask adults about their drug use and connect people who have a problem to care.


U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Control Division’s Controlled Substance Public Disposal Locations

Use this search utility to find public disposal locations for controlled substances.


States Allowing Telehealth Prescriptions for Opioid Use Disorder

A Resource from the National Academy for State Health Policy.


NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse: Opioids

The NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse maintains a resource and information page on opioids, including articles on treatment, medications, overdose rates, and drug facts.


Addiction Center Glossary of Drug Street Names

Use this glossary to see the brand, generic, and street names of various drugs.


Reducing Harm When Using Drugs

This resource provides general harm reduction tips for drug use and information on local harm reduction organizations.