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Webinar: Overview of Opioid Misuse, Associated Harms, and Public Health Responses in the US

June 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Overview of Opioid Misuse, Associated Harms, and Public Health Responses in the US

Monday, June 26, 2017 

  12-1:30pm EST  •  Webinar

Training Description
The webinar will describe the epidemiologies of opioid misuse and associated harms including HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), and overdoses in the US, and will use empirical evidence to describe the pathways linking opioid misuse to these harms. The webinar will end with a review of public health approaches to respond to these epidemics, which include medication assisted treatment, syringe exchange, and overdose prevention interventions.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current trends in opioid misuse and factors related to changes in use
  • Summarize harms associated with opioid misuse
  • Describe public health responses to address opioid misuse

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Date:
June 26, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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