8 Things We Can Do to Achieve Health Equity Around Overdoses

August 19, 2022 Website
Opioids/Overdose Prevention

Drug overdoses are preventable. The growing overdose crisis, particularly among people from racial and ethnic minority groups, requires tailored prevention and treatment efforts. It’s time to identify and address cultural, economic, and structural factors that increase risk for overdose and prevent certain groups from getting and staying in treatment and recovery. Tailored prevention and treatment efforts should be designed to restore optimal health for all.

Authors Centers for Disease Control and Prevention