Community Solutions to the Rising Tide of Opiod Use | SF
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UC Berkeley Extension SF Campus | 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
Bay Area Science Events
Discover community-based solutions to opioid abuse in an incisive talk by H. Westley Clark, executive professor of public health at Santa Clara University and former director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in Washington, DC.
Despite the utility of opioids for some pain treatments, the hemorrhaging of prescription opioids from therapeutic use to nontherapeutic use has become a public health nightmare across the United States. Gain an understanding of the surging public health problem of prescription opioid misuse, its link with opioid overdoses and its association with premature deaths.
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