Prescription Drug Overdose Forum for Public Health Professionals

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Prescription Drug Overdose Forum for Public Health Professionals

Drug overdose rates have increased steadily in the U.S. since the mid-1990s, with much of the increase due to overdoses of prescription drugs, especially opioid analgesics.

 

This forum allows state, local, and tribal agencies to share best practices, 'lessons learned,' publications, reports, and tools in the arena of prescription drug overdose surveillance and prevention.


The resources included here are not exhaustive. They are chosen because of their importance.  They will be updated continuously as new material becomes available.  State and local public health professionals might add resources by

posting them below under Community Discussions and Documents.

Information on this site does not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or other state or local public health agencies.

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