Decrease the number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Howard County by 10% by 2025
Following declines in opioid fatalities over the most recent 3 years, the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to a rise in both fatal and non-fatal opioid overdoses.
- Continued partnerships with government agencies and nonprofit groups through the overdose fatality review team.
- Work with stakeholders to assure an adequate network of substance use disorder providers.
- Provision of substance-use disorder or behavioral health counseling for individuals at the Detention Center or Howard House.
Source: Howard County Health Department