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Prevention in Appalachia

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Prevention in Appalachia

Event Summary

Apr 22, 2024
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This course is an extension of the Appalachian Culture training; however, that training is not a prerequisite. After learning about the basics of Appalachian culture, prevention professionals should plan to reach this community in practical ways. Special focus will be placed on the opioid crisis and strategies to impact the consequences.


CEUs: Prevention
1.5 hours
Domains: Cultural Competency, AOD specific

‚ÄčLearning Objectives:

Session attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the reasons opioid use is prevalent in the Appalachian community.
  2. Analyze the strategies recommended for use.
  3. Create plans to provide prevention services to Appalachian community members.

Presenter (s): Jennifer Benson

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