Prescription Drug Abuse a Decade into the Epidemic: Lessons learned in Tennessee
This seminar will focus on the problem of prescription and other opioid abuse in Appalachia. Topics include epidemiology of the problem, a model for understanding the scope and complexity of the problem and key lessons learned in Tennessee. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of current efforts to address the problem by groups in the NE Tennessee and SW Virginia region.
Pack, Robert P.. 2016. Prescription Drug Abuse a Decade into the Epidemic: Lessons learned in Tennessee. Invited Presentation. Virginia Rural Health Association, Virginia. http://www.vrha.org/2016conference.php