Tackling the opioid crisis requires education and action across various community sectors and by individuals, professionals, and families. The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development and Purdue Extension host a quarterly webinar series, Combating Opioids, to share information, data, resources, and best practices or evidence-based interventions that can be implemented at the local level to make a difference in addressing opioid misuse and abuse, especially in rural communities. There have been over 575 participants from across the country on 5 webinars and over 1,000 views to archived presentations and materials housed on the project’s website.
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