WDPH/CMPRHA received the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC) grant from the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

MOAPC prescription drug abuse prevention strategies include promoting best practices in prescribing, strategies promoting proper use and storage, and strategies promoting proper disposal of prescription drugs including local drug disposal boxes and take back events.

MOAPC overdose prevention strategies include: training on overdose prevention and response for staff/organizations who work with those who are at highest risk for an overdose