Enhanced OFR-PHAST Framework: Practical Tips for Implementation

Publication Date: 8/16/2023

Multisector coordination, meeting structure, and data sharing are critical to implementing effective community overdose prevention programs. Overdose Fatality Review (OFR)-Public Health and Safety Team (PHAST) allows for multi-disciplinary aggregate and case-level data sharing, analysis, and interpretation to identify and implement recommendations to prevent future overdoses.

This webinar will discuss the recently enhanced OFR-PHAST framework and how to structure staffing, meetings, and member participation to effectively prevent overdose.


  • Melissa Heinen, RN, MPH, Senior Research Associate, IIR (Moderator)
  • Sonia Berdahl, MAS, Public Health Advisor, CDC (Presenter)


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