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The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African American Population: An Urgent Issue
|Guide, Issue Brief
|Tags: Addressing Stigma, Harm Reduction, Health Equity, MAT/MOUD, Peer Supports
This SAMHSA publication:
- Provides data on prevalence of opioid misuse and opioid overdose death rates in the Black/African American population in the U.S.
- Discusses contextual factors that impact the opioid epidemic in these communities, including challenges to accessing early intervention and treatment.
- Highlights innovative outreach and engagement strategies that can connect individuals with evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery.
- Emphasizes the importance of ongoing community voice and leadership in the development and implementation of solutions to this public health crisis.
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