Policy codesign with law enforcement to improve crisis response for people who use drugs

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Principal Investigator(s):

This project examines the acceptability and feasibility of policy codesign process to help three regions in Washington develop their own local strategy to improve crisis response for people who use drugs, focusing on calls with law enforcement. Policy codesign is an evidence-based approach that aims to develop policies from “the ground up” that are tailored to community needs and promote region ownership. Design team members include local law enforcement, people with lived experience of substance use and legal involvement, and service providers.

Project Period:
July 1, 2022 June 30, 2023

Funding Type(s):

Health Care Authority

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Targeted Condition(s):
Substance use disorders/misuse