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Example of Opioid Research: The Opioid Response Network

Emerging Issue: Opioid Research Preventing Opioid Use Disorders: Communicating health consequences, stopping addiction before it occurs

Some elements of prevention efforts:

  • Keep people from misusing drugs initially
  • Evaluation of governmental, state agency and community-based organization intervention efforts
  • Communication 
  • Eliminating Stigma
  • Creation of medications that are non-addictive

 

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