A nationally recognized model, OFR is being used by a growing number of communities to strengthen their community-based responses to the opioid epidemic by generating recommendations to address system, agency, population, research, and policy needs.
What do OFRs involve?
Analysis and review
of aggregate data to understand overdose trends, select cases to review, and provide content for case findings and recommendations
of a series of confidential individual death reviews by a multidisciplinary team to effectively identify system gaps; missed opportunities for prevention and intervention; and innovative, community-specific prevention and intervention strategies
by presenting recommendations to a governing committee that supports and provides resources for implementation and a framework for accountability for action