System-Level Focused Strategies

Burgess P, Pirkis J, Jolley D, et al. Do nations’ mental health policies, programs and legislation influence their suicide rates? An ecological study of 100 countries. Aust New Zealand J Psychiatry. 2004;38(11-12).  Abstract

Clay E, Falissard B, Moore N, Toumi M. Contribution of prolonged-release melatonin and anti-benzodiazepine campaigns to the reduction of benzodiazepine and Z-drugs consumption in nine European countries. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2013;69(4):1-10.  Abstract

Haegerich TM, Paulozzi LJ, Manns BJ, Jones CM. What we know, and don’t know, about the impact of state policy and systems-level interventions on prescription drug overdose. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014;145:34-47.  Abstract
Massachusetts Bill H.4062  An Act relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Accessed 5/27/17

Silberner J. How might a mask mandate play out? Look to the battle over seat belt laws. 10 Nov 2020. Article

Tu K, Mamdani MM, Hux JE, Tu JB. Progressive trends in the prevalence of benzodiazepine prescribing in older people in Ontario, Canada. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001;49(10):1341-5.  Abstract


Johnson H, Paulozzi L, Porucznik C, et al. Decline in drug overdose deaths after state policy changes – Florida, 2010-2012. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014;63(26):569-74.  Article