Berkshire Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (BOAPC)
Primary ContactJennifer Kimball
- Substance Abuse Prevention
CommunityAll 32 municipalities in Berkshire County
- Western MA
Berkshire Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (BOAPC) implements local policy, practice, systems, and/or environmental changes to prevent the misuse and abuse of opioids and to prevent and reduce unintentional deaths and non-fatal hospital events associated with opioid poisonings throughout the 32 municipalities in Berkshire County.
This program emphasizes the integration of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model into overall prevention systems, to ensure a consistent data-driven planning process focused on implementing effective and sustainable strategies and interventions.