The timely collection, sharing, analysis, and dissemination of fatal and nonfatal overdose and naloxone administration data enables communities to develop tailored intervention strategies targeting specific geographic areas or high-risk individuals.
In 2017, the Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) launched a free, user-friendly mobile tool known as the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) to easily and quickly track the locations of suspected fatal and nonfatal overdoses and the administration of naloxone. ODMAP provides overdose data within and across jurisdictions to support community-based efforts to mobilize responses to overdose spikes.
The ODMAP demonstration project, co-funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, supports eight states in achieving statewide adoption of ODMAP. This initiative also enhances the ability of local communities within these selected states to effectively leverage ODMAP data, identify “hot spots” and trends of concern, and develop coordinated public safety, public health, and behavioral health intervention strategies.
Reducing overdose deaths by supporting statewide adoption of ODMAP and strengthening the ability of communities to leverage the data to develop coordinated public safety, public health, and behavioral health intervention strategies.
This document provides an overview of how to connect records management systems (RMS) to ODMAP via an Application Program Interface (API), considerations in developing the API, and lessons learned from the Data Integration Project by Columbus Public Health.View the resource
The Overdose Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Platform and User Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the ODMAP platform, examples of community application, and resources to support ODMAP adoption.View the guide
This ODMAP Spotlight highlights the Saint Paul, Minnesota, Police Department (SPPD) Community Outreach and Stabilization (COAST) Unit. It describes how the SPPD use ODMAP data, including supporting its Recovery Access Program (RAP) that connects overdose survivors with community services and supports.View the ODMAP Spotlight
The Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) has developed a guidance document that discusses the application of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health and Human Services (HHS) Privacy Rule to ODMAP.View Document
This ODMAP webinar—new for 2020—focuses on the topics of access (including agency eligibility, associated processes, team members’ roles, and the participation agreement) and assistance and resources (including weekly online demonstrations, the ODMAP User Community, monthly newsletters, and the ODMAP Help Desk).View Webinar