Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse: Impact on Students
The opioid epidemic is one of the most devastating public health crises in history. Schools, foster homes, the labor force and the economy are just a few that have been affected.This course provides school staff members with an overview of prescription drug and opioid abuse, its effects and ideas for increasing awareness among students. Topics include: types of opioids and prescription drugs and how they affect the body, signs and effects of abuse and addiction, risk and protective factors and ways to implement school-wide action plans.
Full Course - 23 minutes
This version is designed for school staff.