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Community Drug Early Warning System (CDEWS)

CESAR staff worked with the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to develop the Community Drug Early Warning System (CDEWS), a rapid and low‐cost system for identifying emerging drugs at the local community level.

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Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) Evaluation

CESAR is evaluating two opioid misuse prevention strategies in Carroll County, Maryland. Funded by the Maryland Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP), the strategies will increase awareness and understanding among residents and local law enforcemen..
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MPower

CESAR participates in the MPowering the State (MPower) Opioid Use Disorders Research Collaboration, which supports work between research scientists at the University of Maryland’s Baltimore (UMB) and College Park (UMCP) campuses.  The mission is to d..
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Completed Research

CESAR has worked on a multitude of national, state, and local projects over the past 30 years, across many domains. Below are just a few examples of our completed projects. Epidemiological Monitoring State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW): ..
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Reinforcing Overdose Prevention Through Training & Advocacy (ROPTA)

In 2019 the University of Maryland Extension (UME) and CESAR launched Reinforcing Overdose Prevention Through Training & Advocacy (ROPTA) [formerly Maryland Rural Opioid Technical Assistance project (ROTA)]. The ongoing project focuses on providi..
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