Introduction

Faced with limited resources and increasing need, SMA Healthcare has taken the lead in Putnam County in bringing together community stakeholders with an interest in improving behavioral healthcare. This page is dedicated to providing helpful information and resources regarding the Opioid Response Program and the Putnam County Behavioral Health Consortium.

Overview

Data collection and analysis reveals that Putnam County has had a higher amount of overdose deaths in the past year compared to previous years. The Sheriff's department has responded to seven overdose deaths, showing a significant increase. According to statewide and county archival data, there continues to be an alarming change in these trends in Putnam County. 

Consortium Updates

The Putnam County Behavioral Health Consortium has been operational since August 2018 and will meet monthly. The goals of these meetings will be to provide updates from the Consortium members, discuss the progress being made in the areas of prevention, treatment and workforce development, and to seek approval on final products. 

Substance Abuse Providers

There are substance abuse providers in Putnam County, both public and private, and each provider offers a different level of service. This grant creates an opportunity for the Putnam Behavioral Health Consortium to connect our community to the resources they need. 

Additional Resources 

The Putnam County Opioid Response Program is committed to making a lasting change in the community. In addition to the information already provided, there are even more resources that would be of benefit to our community stakeholders.  

 

Resources, Data & Links

Opioid Response Program – Resources, Data & Links
Opioid Response Program – Resources, Data & Links

Overview

Data collection and analysis reveals that Putnam County has had a higher amount of overdose deaths in the past year compared to previous years, the Sheriff’s department has responded to seven overdose deaths showing a significant increase. According to statewide and county archival data:

  • Putnam County’s opioid prescribing rates are 100.8 per 100 persons.
  • There have been 9 drug overdoses reported byEmergency Medical Service Controlled Substance Overdose Report 2018 for the first and second quarters.
  • Drug poisoning deaths, single year rates are at a 16 count and 26.2 rate for Putnam county.
  • When comparing sources where pain relievers were obtained for most recent misuse among people aged 12 or older who misused prescription pain relievers in the past year about 53% were given by bought from or taken from a friend or relative. In comparison 35.4% were from prescription by one doctor.
  • The main reason for prescription pain medication misuse was about 62.3% caused by need to relieve physical pain followed by 12.9% to feel good or get high.

Opioid misuse among people aged 12 or older was attributed to pain reliever misuse 11.5 million people or 97.4% of opioid misusers.

Asset and Gap Inventory

Health Resource Availability, Putnam County, Florida - 2017

 

Indicators

Data Year

County Number

 

Putnam County

Rate Per 100,000

 

Florida

Rate Per 100,000

 

Providers

 

 

 

 

 

Total Licensed Dentists (FY)

2017

13

17.79

55.82

Total Licensed Physicians (FY)

2017

65

88.96

310.61

Total Licensed Family Practice Physicians (FY)

2017

6

8.21

19.19

Total Licensed Internists (FY)

2017

10

13.69

47.85

Total Licensed OB/GYN (FY)

2017

5

6.84

9.52

Total Licensed Pediatricians (FY)

2017

7

9.58

22.31

 

Facilities

Total Hospital Beds

 

2017

 

99

 

135.49

 

312.31

Total Acute Care Beds

2017

99

135.49

253.47

Total Specialty Beds

2017

0

0

58.84

Total Nursing Home Beds

2017

337

461.21

407.58

 

 

 

 

 

 

Licensed Substance Abuse Providers  1/11/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hanley Center Foundation Inc

Level 1 Prevention

5006 Ragsdale Drive

Palatka

Public

 

ITM Group

Aftercare

421 SAINT JOHNS AVE

Palatka

Private

 

ITM Group

Outpatient Treatment

421 SAINT JOHNS AVE

Palatka

Private

 

Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Level 2 Prevention

142 Ferry Road, Juvenile Crime Prevention Office

East Palatka

Public

 

SMA Healthcare Services, Inc.

Case Management

330 KAY LARKIN DR

Palatka

Public

 

SMA Healthcare Services, Inc.

General Intervention

330 KAY LARKIN DR

Palatka

Public

 

SMA Healthcare Services, Inc.

Level 1 Prevention

330 KAY LARKIN DR

Palatka

Public

 

SMA Healthcare Services, Inc.

Outpatient Treatment

330 KAY LARKIN DR

Palatka

Public

 

St John's Recovery Place LLC

Inpatient Detoxification

1125 N Summit Street

Crescent City

Private

 

St John's Recovery Place LLC

Residential Level 1

1125 N Summit Street

Crescent City

Private

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helpful Resources

 

Opioid training toolkit 

Includes information about locating providers, guidelines, assessment tools and much more.

https://www.sunshinehealth.com/providers/resources/provider-training/Opioid-toolkit.html

 

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement data

https://www.fdle.state.fl.us/MEC/Publications-and-Forms/Documents/Drugs-in-Deceased-Persons/2017-Interim-Drug-Report.aspx

 

Treatment Data SAMHSA

 https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator

 

Opioid Prescribing Rates by County

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/maps/rxcounty2017.html

 

Opioid use data

www.flhealthcharts.com

 

National use trends

homepage.cfm

 

County Rankings

https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/