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Substance Use Disorders

Resources for public libraries

DisasterLit: Opioids
Disaster Lit search of opioid results include guidelines, instruction/training, books/book chapters, reports, fact sheets, datasets, etc.
*NLM is no longer updating the Disaster Information Management Research Center website, including the DisasterLit database.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Mental Health Bridges
Site was developed with the simple idea that persons with mental health disorders can learn how to better manage information about their mental and physical health. Once someone becomes more "health literate," they can find better online information resources and use these resources to have better, more productive conversations with health care providers, friends, and family.
Source: Harvard Countway Library of Medicine, National Library of Medicine, Association of Mental Health Librarians

NARCAN Community Programs and Public Library Program
Numerous resources are available to aid in expanding public awareness and education, and for public libraries to receive a carton of NARCAN.
Source: Emergent Biosolutions

Opioid Crisis
NLM resources related to substance misuse.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Opioid Misuse Tool
This tool illustrates the relationship between community and population demographics and fatal drug overdoses-including opioids- in the U.S. Insights derived from this tool can be used to target resources and interventions for any given population.
Source: U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago

PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information.
Source: Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists (SALIS)

SUD Health Resources for Public Libraries
Source: Network of the National Library of Medicine

What to Ask your Doctor Before Taking Opioid Medications
Source: Federal Drug Administration (FDA)