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Preventing Opioid Overdoses Among Rural Americans

Description
Policy brief focused on preventing rural opioid overdoses and reducing overdose deaths in rural areas. Identifies policy options and strategies including evidence-based prescribing methods, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and overdose reversing medication. Includes three brief case studies.
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention