Opioid Epidemic Outreach can be used to inventory prevention and treatment resources, communicate the severity of the epidemic, and promote resources available to those in need.
In the late 1990’s, pharmaceutical companies convinced the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain killers. As a result, prescriptions increased, and widespread misuse of opioids began. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledged that opioid misuse reached epidemic levels in 2011 and is supporting state and local governments as they identify outbreaks, respond to overdoses, and provide care to those in need. Opioid Epidemic Outreach is typically implemented by health and human services agencies that want to understand where the epidemic is impacting the community, optimize resource allocation, make smart prevention and treatment investments and help those suffering from the epidemic find the help they need.
The Opioid Epidemic Outreach solution delivers a set of capabilities that help you inventory prevention and treatment resources, communicate the severity of the epidemic, and promote resources available to those in need.
This ArcGIS Solution can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization.
See Deploy an ArcGIS Solution for more information.
Opioid Epidemic Outreach requires the following:
- ArcGIS Online
- ArcGIS Pro 2.9 or later (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)
Opioid Epidemic Outreach includes the following information products:
|Item||Description||Minimum user type|
Opioid Epidemic Outreach
An ArcGIS Hub site used by health and human service agencies to communicate the extent of the opioid epidemic in their community and resources to help
Opioid Awareness Maps
An ArcGIS Pro used to aggregate opioid overdose data to share with public and key stakeholders
GIS Professional Basic
Opioid Resource Inventory
An ArcGIS Web AppBuilder app used by health and human service agencies to inventory all opioid related resources in their community
|Opioid Epidemic Outreach Manager|
A Crowdsource Manager app used by health and human services staff to manage volunteers and needle reports
|Drug Drop Off Locator|
A Nearby app used by the general public to locate prescription drug drop off locations and sharps kiosks for hypodermic needles
|Pain Management Locator|
A Nearby app used by the general public to locate facilities that provide alternative treatments to pain management with the public
|Opioid Treatment Locator|
A Nearby app used by the general public to find mental health facilities and treatment for opioid or other substances
A Nearby app used by the general public to find locations that distribute Naloxone
|Opioid Epidemic Outreach Volunteers|
An ArcGIS Survey123 form used by the public to volunteer to help with various public health outreach activities
An ArcGIS Survey123 form used by the public to submit reports of needles or other drug paraphernalia
When you deploy this solution in your ArcGIS organization, you also get an ArcGIS Solution item that organizes the key information products and summarizes all the ArcGIS items (applications, forms, projects, maps, feature layers, feature layer views, and so on) included with the solution. The ArcGIS Solution item also illustrates any dependencies items have on each other.
The following are the release notes: