RTI International "is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition." Through the use of science, technology and a multi-disciplinary approach- RTI is working to address some of today's critical issues across the globe. Learn more @ RTI International
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
- Eliminating Stigma
- Creation of medications that are non-addictive
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