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Promising Practice: Virginia SORH Taking Aim at Opioid Overdose

Description
Illustrates how the Virginia State Office of Rural Health (VA SORH) and its partners are focusing their attention on the opioid epidemic in rural areas of the state by expanding treatment, and training lay rescuers to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose and administer naloxone when necessary.
Author(s)
Beth Blevins
Date
04/2017
Type
Document
Organization
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Virginia