AHA - American Hospital Association

08/06/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/06/2020 15:10

Report highlights strategies to curb opioid misuse, death among Hispanic/Latino populations

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Office of Behavioral Health Equity recently published a reporton the opioid crisis' impact on the Hispanic and Latino populations.

The brief presents data on opioid misuse and death rates in Hispanic/Latino populations; contextual factors and challenges in prevention and treatment; innovative outreach and engagement strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment; and the importance of community voices.