Principles for the Use of Funds from the Opioid Litigation

Thursday, May 20, 2021


The five principles for using funds from the opioid settlements are:

  1. Spend Money to Save Lives
  2. Use Evidence to Guide Spending
  3. Invest in Youth Prevention
  4. Focus on Racial Equity
  5. Develop a Fair and Transparent Process for Deciding where to Spend the Funding


Learn more about how you can achieve each principle by visiting John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's website. These guiding principles are endorsed by numerous organizations nationally which is also available to view on their website.