Week 4: Prevention Interventions to Address the Opioid Crisis
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The alarming opioid crisis, with its staggering death rates, is affecting the life expectancy rates of Americans. Select one of the populations on the map and address the following:
Compare the opioid-related overdose death rates of the selected population to national opioid-related overdose death rates.
Identify one primary, one secondary, and one tertiary prevention intervention to reduce the misuse of opioids in the selected population.
Describe one evidence-based strategy to address provider opioid prescription rates.
Identify the stakeholders charged with addressing the opioid crisis in your community.
Share your professional experience related to the topic.