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Recording Now Available: AI/AN Behavioral Health Webinar: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in the Chickasaw Nation

posted Jan 31, 2018, 3:41 PM by Tech Support   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 3:45 PM ]

This webinar highlighted Define Your Direction, a comprehensive prescription opioid abuse prevention movement created by the Chickasaw Nation using Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Southern Plains Tribal Health Board funding.

Define Your Direction utilizes multiple strategies aimed at increasing awareness, reducing access to drugs and alcohol, and preventing overdose deaths. Focus was on the movement’s various components, challenges experienced during its development and implementation phases, and successes.