Resources

SOPHE offers a wealth of health education and health promotion resources across the field. Browse SOPHE books and publications.

Guide to Effectively Educating State and Local Policymakers

The Guide to Effectively Educating State and Local Policymakers is a timely resource that facilitates the action steps needed to educate policymakers on relevant health policy issues. The guide stems from the curriculum of SOPHE’s State Health Policy Institute (SHPI) that ran from 2009-2011. The guide is comprised of six chapters…

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SOPHE 2018 Annual Conference presentations – Opioids and HIV

Friday, April 6, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio Opioid use in the U.S. has been rising steadily since 2007. In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more lives than any prior year. As opioid abuse rises, so have the accompanying risky behaviors, i.e., sharing needles and engaging in unprotected sexual activity that…

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POPPED – Prescription Opioid Prevention Through Pre-Professional Education & Discussion

Developed by SOPHE/CDC 2017-18 Unintentional Injury Prevention Fellow Brandon Horvath, MPH, the POPPED curriculum is designed to increase awareness about the opioid epidemic and initiatives at the local, state and federal levels. Health professional students at Thomas Jefferson University showed significant increases in both knowledge and awareness about the opioid…

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Resolution on Improving Lives through Health Education on Opioid Prevention & Treatment

In June 2018, SOPHE’s Board approved a new resolution which documents the latest evidence on the epidemic and outlines health education steps to address opioid addiction and treatment. Overall, these actions include: Educating and engaging SOPHE members in opioids prevention education Advocating for the role of health education specialists in opioids…

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