A Nation in Crisis: A Health Education Approach to Preventing Opioid Misuse and Addiction

This is a policy brief from the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) that gives an overview of the scope of the opioid crisis, discusses treatment options, and gives a summary of federal and state-level initiatives responding to this public health emergency. There is a special emphasis on the role of health education specialists in the opioid crisis.

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Harm Reduction
Response Approach
Cautious Opioid Prescribing
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention