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Addressing Opioid Overdose Deaths: The Vision for the HEALing Communities Study

Description
Highlights a study on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ongoing HEALing Communities Study (HCS), which began in 2019 with the goal of reducing opioid overdose deaths by 40% over 3 years. Discusses the intersection of the two crises across the country and discusses the variations in rural and urban locations.
Author(s)
Redonna K. Chandlera, Jennifer Villani, Thomas Clarke, et al.
Citation
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 217(1),
Date
10/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Rural-urban differences