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Rural America in Crisis: The Changing Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Description
Discusses the history of the opioid epidemic and its effect on rural communities, as well as key functions of public health programs that can help prevent opioid overdoses. Lists several resources regarding opioids and overdose prevention.
Author(s)
Rita Noonan
Date
11/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention