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Opioid Response

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County

Coordinated Opioid Recovery 

Coordinated Opioid Recovery (CORe) is the first of its kind in the United States and places Florida as a leader in sustainable addiction and opioid recovery. The Florida Department of Health, the Florida Department of Children and Families, and the Agency for Health Care Administration are partnering to implement a network of addiction care in up to 12 counties in Florida.









Patient and Family Programs and Resources 

A list of substance abuse and mental health services amd programs/resources for patients and families. 


Substance Misuse and Overdose Prevention 

OD2A: Overdose Data To Action is a nationwide CDC and Department of Health and Human Services funded program that was created to address the overdose crisis in the United States. Pasco County was awarded part of this grant to link our community with services, combat stigma, and guide people onto the road to recovery. Though this program covers all addictions there is a special emphasis on opioid addiction and overdoses.







Media Coverage 

Press Releases and Media Coverage on the Coordinated Opioid Recovery Network (CORe) and the Opioid Response. 

Naloxone (Narcan) 

Naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is a safe medication that is widely used by emergency medical personnel and other first responders to prevent opioid overdose deaths.