Past Projects

These projects no longer receive funding through DHCS Opioid Response.

Browse through the projects below to learn more about previous DHCS efforts to address the opioid crisis in California.

Project Focus

Funding Source

This project engaged the California Poison Control Center to provide support to emergency department staff treating patients with opioid use disorder.
The California Department of Justice supported the improvement and optimization of California’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program database.
The California Product Stewardship Council supported a statewide drug take-back program in approved locations across California.
This project aims to increase awareness of treatment resources, how to access MAT services, and overdose prevention and intervention tactics for various criminal justice populations.
This project supported the expansion of the mentored learning project led by the California Society of Addiction Medicine.
This project aims to decrease neonatal abstinence syndrome severity and length of stay in the hospital and increase the number of mothers in long-term recovery through MAT.
This project expanded MAT capacity in California’s Narcotic Treatment Programs, with an emphasis on increasing access to buprenorphine.
These projects are providing access to recovery residence transitional housing and peer support for individuals with SUD.
These workforce training summits provided education and resources pertaining to MAT, tools to address and reduce stigma, and opportunities for the workforce to join California’s efforts to address SUD emerging epidemics.