Overdose Events

Collected through the MO-HOPE Project:

Emergency Responder Overdose Field Reports: 25
(12-01-16 to 06-20-17)

  • Naloxone administered: 22
    – By EMS: 12
    – By Police: 8
    – By Fire: 2
  • Doses of Naloxone administered per event:
    – 1 dose: 14
    – 2 doses: 5
    – 3+ doses: 3
  • Survival (to the best knowledge of the emergency responder):
    – Yes: 23
    – No: 2

General Public Overdose Field Reports: 8
(12-23-16 to 06-15-17)

  • Naloxone administered: 6
    – By Paramedic/Fire/Emergency Responder: 3
    – By Partner/Spouse: 1
    – By Clinician/Provider: 1
  • Doses of Naloxone administered per event: 
    – 1 dose: 2
    – 2 doses: 3
    – 3+ doses: 1
  • Survival (to the best knowledge of the reporter):
    – Yes: 8
    – No: 0

 

Naloxone Distribution

Emergency Responders trained through MO-HOPE: 782

Participating Agencies:
* denotes that the agency has been trained but is not yet actively carrying naloxone

  • Bellefontaine Neighbors Police
  • Berkeley Fire Department
  • Berkeley Police Department
  • Columbia Police Department *
  • Eureka Police Department
  • Franklin County Sheriff’s Department
  • Kansas City Postal Inspector
  • Marthasville Police Department
  • Missouri Narcotics Officer Association*
  • New Haven Police Department
  • Normandy Police Department
  • Sullivan Police Department
  • St. Charles County Ambulance District
  • St. Charles City Police Department
  • St. Charles County Police Department *
  • St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department
  • St. Louis Health Department *
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department *
  • Town and Country Police Department *
  • Troy Police Department *
  • Troy Fire Department *
  • U.S. Probation and Parole Officers
  • Warrenton City Police Department
  • Warrenton Fire District
  • Wright City Fire District

** St. Louis County Police Department, St. Charles County Police Department, South St. Louis County Police Department, and Metro West Fire Protection District implemented naloxone programs prior to MO-HOPE and are actively carrying

Treatment and Social Service Providers trained through MO-HOPE: 213

Participating Agencies:

  • Better Family Life
  • Center for Life Solutions
  • COMTREA (High Ridge and Arnold locations)
  • Missouri Recovery Network
  • NCADA
  • Preferred Family Healthcare/Bridgeway
  • Queen of Peace
  • Reality House
  • St. Patrick’s Center

** Missouri Network for Opiate Reform and Recovery and the MO-Safe Project implemented naloxone programs prior to MO-HOPE

Medical Providers trained through MO-HOPE: 20

Participating Agencies:

  • Family Health Center – Columbia

If you are aware of an agency or organization in Missouri carrying naloxone that is not yet list above, please email Sarah Phillips at  sarah.phillips@mimh.edu.

Other opioid-related metrics to watch in Missouri:

Opioid Use

  • Percent of People 12+ Reporting Drug Dependence (2016): 2.47%
  • Percent of Population 12+ Reporting Non-Medical Use of Pain Relievers (2016): 4.21%

**Data Source: http://opioid.amfar.org/MO

Opioid-related Deaths

  • Opioid-related Deaths (2015): 672

**Data Source: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

  • Opioid-related Deaths per 100,000 (2015): 9.2

**Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC WONDER Online Database.

Treatment and Prevention Services

  • Physicians Licensed to Administer Buprenorphine (2017): 351
  • Facilities Providing Substance Use Disorder Services (2017): 311

**Data Source: http://opioid.amfar.org/MO

  • Number of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder Served in Missouri Department of Health Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs (2016): 607
  • Number of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder Served in Missouri Department of Health Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs (2015): 522

**Data Source: Missouri Department of Mental Health