The North Carolina State Opioid Treatment Authority is encouraging all opioid treatment programs to review current policies and their ability to respond if a program is flooded or otherwise deemed unsafe due to storm damage, and ensure records are accessible to continue critical operations. Now is a good time to start testing manual dosing pumps and check flashlight batteries, in the event of power outage. They recommend that all OTPs have at least a 10-day supply of medications on hand and consider how your program will respond to patients who have been displaced.

SAMHSA Disaster Planning Handbook (TAP 34)

SAMHSA Disaster Response Mobile App

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