Engaging Community Coalitions To Decrease Opioid Overdose Deaths Practice Guide

This guide provides tips and tools for building and maintaining a community coalition that focuses on reducing opioid overdose deaths. This guide was developed for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Technology Transfer Centers (TTC) Program.


  • Building a Community Coalition
  • Maintaining and Strengthening a Community Coalition
  • Assessing Community Engagement and Coalition Functioning
  • Case Examples of Communities Implementing Strategies