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CDPH's Shared Vision, Mission, and Strategies

Vision

A healthy and thriving California, free of the harms of substance misuse and overdose.

Mission

Advance and amplify CDPH's unified response to reduce the harms from substance misuse and end the evolving drug overdose crisis in California through increased information sharing, policy development, and implementation.

Values

  • Collaboration
  • Responsiveness
  • Equity
  • Compassion
  • Data-driven
  • Stigma-free

Goals

In partnership and working through policies, programs, and services, we seek to:

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​1. Improve CDPH and state agency coordination.
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2. ​Improve state and local level surveillance. 
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​3. Promote protective factors and reduce risk factors to support individual and community resiliency. 
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4. ​Increase public awareness and education.
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​5. Expand naloxone access, saturation, and education. 
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​6. Promote treatment and reduce stigma.
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7. ​Promote harm reduction and drug checking services.

For questions, please contact us at opi@cdph.ca.gov.
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