Web Content Viewer
Actions

Ohio Overdose Awareness Day - Naloxone Distribution

Ohio Overdose Awareness Day - Naloxone Distribution

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently signed Senate Bill 30, sponsored by Senator Matt Dolan (Chagrin Falls), designating August 31st as Ohio Overdose Awareness Day. 

In support of Ohio Overdose Awareness Day and Recovery Month this September – RecoveryOhio, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) are partnering to offer naloxone, stipends to facilitate overdose awareness and naloxone distribution events in your local community, and a partner toolkit.

 

If you are community organization and not a registered Project DAWN program, you can:

  1. Apply for up to 1,000 naloxone units (2,000 doses) per agency per month by completing this online request form. This opportunity to receive Naloxone though this program is available through September 30, 2021.
  2. Use the Ohio Overdose Awareness Day partner toolkit to raise awareness about Overdose Awareness Day.

Please note: Agencies are not required to be a registered Project DAWN program to apply for the naloxone doses.

If you are a Project DAWN program, you can:

  1. Apply for up to 1,000 naloxone units (2,000 doses) per agency per month by completing this online request form. This opportunity to receive Naloxone though this program is available through September 30, 2021.
  2. Apply for a $2,475 stipend to facilitate an overdose awareness and naloxone distribution event in your local community. (See below for the application.)
  3. Use the Ohio Overdose Awareness Day partner toolkit to raise awareness about Overdose Awareness Day.

Please note: Stipends will be provided by ODH, and naloxone units will be provided by OhioMHAS separately. Project DAWN programs are eligible to apply for both the naloxone doses and stipend but are not required to apply for both.

For general questions about naloxone orders, please email: naloxone@mha.ohio.gov

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

TO APPLY FOR A $2,475 STIPEND TO FACILITATE AN OVERDOSE AWARENESS AND NALOXONE DITRIBUTION EVENT IN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY:

Agencies must have a State of Ohio OAKS Supplier ID to be eligible for a stipend; funds are only available at the registered lead agency level and are not intended to be per event planned (only one stipend per agency). The funded agency may offer one or more events during the months of August and September, depending on the capacity and needs within your community. Please complete the short application below and submit to projectdawn@odh.ohio.gov by close of business on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

 

***** All fields are required******

Registered Project DAWN Program Name:

Address:

State of Ohio OAKS Supplier ID Number: (e.g. 001234)

Point Person Name:

Point Person Email Address:

Short Description of Overdose Awareness and Naloxone Distribution Event(s) Planned*:

Estimated # of People Reached**:

** The standard Project DAWN Intake reporting requirements are suspended for these events to facilitate ease of distribution. However, kits should be counted as “Non-ODH Kits” on the Monthly Distribution Log.

Funded applicants will be notified by close of business Friday, August 20. Final receipt of the funding is contingent upon ODH receipt of a flyer, social media post, or other documentation demonstrating the event has been planned and executed. Please direct questions about this opportunity to: projectdawn@odh.ohio.gov.