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Local Health Department Approaches to Opioid Use Prevention and Response: An Environmental Scan

Description
Summarizes the results of an environmental scan of 198 local health departments (LHDs) regarding their local opioid overdose prevention and response activities. Reports and compares statistics by the size of the population the LHD serves and governance. Discusses efforts and activities related to workforce, clinical and programmatic services, policy, communication, partnership, and data collection. Includes LHD stories from the field.
Author(s)
Kamya Raja, Francis Higgins
Date
07/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Association of County and City Health Officials
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention