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On June 5th, 2019 the AGC MA held an Opioid Stand Down as part of its new Building the Path to Recovery campaign to eliminate Opioid use in the commercial construction industry. Our extensive guidelines and shared resources will help you navigate and manage a complex subject matter that is currently challenging all aspects of the building community.

AGC MA Opioid Use Resource Page

PLANNING YOUR STAND DOWN 

 

SAFETY TRAINING & PREVENTION

 

AGC MA Opioid Use Prevention H.R. Manual for Employers

About the Grayken Center for Addiction | Boston Medical Center

 

Additional Resources:

The National OSHA Office is making headway and just included the October 2018 “Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose in the Workplace: Information for Employers and Workers” Fact sheet as part of the library for outreach materials. The Fact sheet can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2019-101/default.html

BTEA

http://buildingtradesforrecovery.com/resources/

BCBS Opioid Toolkit for Employers

https://home.bluecrossma.com/opioid-toolkit-pilot-program

Grayken Center

https://www.bmc.org/addiction

https://www.bmc.org/addiction/employer-resource-library

BMC EAP-Employee Assistance Program

https://www.bmc.org/sites/default/files/For_Medical_Professionals/Graduate_Medical_Education__GME_/House_Staff/field_Attachments/EAP-Questions-and-Answers.pdf

The Center for Construction Research & Training Opioid Resources

https://www.cpwr.com/research/opioid-resources

CDC

https://www.cdcfoundation.org/businesspulse/opioid-overdose-epidemic-resources

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/wp-solutions/2019-133/default.html

National Safety Council

https://www.nsc.org/Portals/0/Documents/RxDrugOverdoseDocuments/RxKit/The-Proactive-Role-Employers-Can-Take-Opioids-in-the-Workplace.pdf

MA office of Health & Human Services

https://www.mass.gov/massachusetts-responds-to-the-opioid-epidemic

Boston Local Union Member Assistance Program Information

 

MASS SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELPLINE: (800) 327-5050

https://helplinema.org

The Helpline is the only statewide, public resource for finding licensed and approved substance use treatment and recovery services. Our goal is to give you the information and treatment referrals that are right for you. We refer to hundreds of treatment services funded or licensed by the MA Department of Public Health.

 

Where to Get Naloxone in Massachusetts

The following flyers list the OEND program sites, where an individual at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose can visit to receive training in how to prevent, recognize, and respond to an opioid overdose and receive a naloxone rescue kit.

English Version:

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2018/05/10/oend-information-sheet-english.pdf

Portuguese Version:

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2018/05/10/oend-information-sheet-portuguese.pdf

Spanish Version

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2018/05/10/oend-information-sheet-spanish.pdf

 

Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Get involved in efforts to address the opioid overdose epidemic. There are a wide range of opportunities:

  • Find out what efforts to prevent opioid overdoses are occurring in your local community and reach out to organizations and coalitions working on these issues to see how you can help
  • Connect with your local Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC). There are MOAPC clusters across the state. Learn more here.

 

Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) Narcan Trainings

BPHC wants to support local businesses, organizations and civilians in keeping their communities safe for all by providing online and in-person Narcan Trainings.

http://www.bphc.org/whatwedo/Recovery-Services/prevention/Pages/Narcan-Program.aspx

 

Massachusetts Department of Public Naloxone Information

https://www.mass.gov/overdose-prevention-and-naloxone-access

 

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Stop an Overdose with Narcan Information Card

This bilingual wallet card contains simple instructions for detecting and stopping an overdose using Narcan®. Available in English and Spanish, or English and Portuguese

https://massclearinghouse.ehs.state.ma.us/PROG-BSAS-YTH/SA1067.html

 

The Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse

The Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, provides free health promotion materials for Massachusetts residents, health care providers, social service providers, and other organizations invested in the health of Massachusetts .

https://massclearinghouse.ehs.state.ma.us/category/ALCH.html