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 prevention and treatment
  • Increasing professional and public education, awareness, advocacy, and funding to prevent opioid misuse and overdose