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Using Data to Guide and Evaluate Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Rhode Island's Drug Overdose Dashboard

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Streaming Media


Health Communication | Health Policy | Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Public Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction


The rapidly evolving nature of the nation’s overdose epidemic necessitates the dissemination of timely information to inform effective public health responses. Unfortunately, many overdose surveillance systems suffer from delays in reporting and other logistical challenges. In this webinar, Dr. Brandon Marshall from the Brown University School of Public Health will discuss Rhode Island’s drug overdose information and surveillance “dashboard”, Participants will learn how the timely analysis and public dissemination of data being used to guide and evaluate policy and public health response to the overdose crisis in Rhode Island.

Learning Objectives:

Participant will:

  1. Learn about national and state surveillance systems to track the overdose epidemic
  2. Learn about strategies to improve the collection, analysis, and dissemination of overdose surveillance data
  3. Discuss best practices for the communication of overdose-related public health information


opioids, addiction, data, overdose, opioid crisis, overdose dashboard

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository


Part of a series of webinars on topics related to substance use disorders.



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