Opioid Overdose Prevention and Infectious Disease Control: Opportunities for Collaboration

The major focus of this online course is to discuss how opioid misuse and overdose prevention strategies can be coordinated with efforts around infectious disease control in order to improve data collection, align resources, increase access to focus populations, and address shared risk and protective factors. By the end of this course, participants can expect to be able to:

  • Describe the current intersections between the opioid epidemic and the increases in infectious disease.
  • Share evidence-based and promising interventions for addressing the syndemic.
  • Identify potential roles for prevention practitioners.
June 15, 2020
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