ORP Forms-Guidance

Standing Orders in the ORP                                                                                            ​  

A healthcare provider with prescribing authority can establish standing orders for naloxone. For more information click here.

Trainee Registration Form

ORP trainees may complete this application and submit it to the ORP for required reporting. ORPs can choose to offer the application to trainees as part of registration, or can offer the application before dispensing naloxone after a training.

BHA Naloxone Use Report                                                                                                       

ORPs that distribute naloxone should use this form for any returning trainees who are seeking naloxone refills. Completed forms should be returned to the Behavioral Health Administration by email (mdh.naloxone@maryland.gov) or by fax (410-402-8601). 

Entity Reporting Guidance 

COMAR requires that authorized Overdose Response Program (ORP) training entities report certain data to the Department on a monthly basis.  For more information and guidance on how to report to BHA, please click on the link below to download the document

Entity Renewal Guidance Document                                                                                

OTP entity status is valid for two years. BHA renews on a regular schedule each January. This document explains the process for renewing your entity status.

Guidance for overdose education and naloxone distribution in different settings 

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs

By: Illinois Co-Occurring Center for Excellence, Heartland Health Outreach

This manual is for substance disorder treatment providers interested in incorporating overdose prevention into their practices to enhance client outcomes. It addresses the goals of overdose prevention programs and identifies opportunities to address overdose in treatment from a treatment provider perspective. 

Law Enforcement

By: Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center
This toolkit compiles all available resources related to law enforcement naloxone training and use.


By: College of Psychiatric and Neuropathic Pharmacists
This comprehensive guide includes information pharmacists need to train patients and dispense naloxone with confidence. ​