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Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What's Working in the United States

Description
A guide for community leaders, public health, law enforcement, and others working to address the opioid crisis in their community. Identifies evidence-based practices that have been successfully implemented in the U.S. and are effective in reducing rates of opioid overdose. Includes strategies focused on naloxone distribution, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), addressing opioid use in criminal justice settings, syringe services, and more.
Author(s)
Jennifer J. Carroll, Traci C. Green, Rita K. Noonan
Date
2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Criminal justice system · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention