Opioid overdose peer prevention: The power of inmate-led overdose prevention in correctional settings
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Identify at risk-populations for unintentional opioid overdose Identify risk factors for unintentional opioid overdose Describe Opioid overdose prevention and reversal methods Differentiate the benefits between instructor-led and inmate-led educational workshops List 6-session course curriculum for opioid overdose prevention in correctional settings Discuss potential for replication and increased capacity for staff and institutions in correctional settings
Keyword(s): Correctional Institutions, Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a dual-masters in Public Health and Social Work from Boston University. I have over 20 years of behavioral health experience including homelessness, HIV, reproductive health, substance abuse, and currently Opioid overdose prevention. I have developed and delivered CEU accredited HIV curriculum training for homeless service providers, and have taught adjunct Public Health courses at Tufts and Northeastern. Currently, I am the coordinator for the Roxbury/Jamaica Plain Substance Use Coalition in Boston, Massachusetts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.