Substance Use Trends and Prevention Strategies Among Youth within Tribal Communities

02/01/2023
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
National Harbor 4-5

Description

Health equity is achieved when disparities are eliminated, and individuals are provided the resources to reach optimal health. This presentation will introduce key health equity principles, latest trends of youth overdose among tribal communities, and the importance of culturally appropriate prevention strategies in Indian Country.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand latest trends and driving forces of drug overdose among youth within tribal communities.

2. Identify and incorporate health equity principles into drug overdose prevention programs.

3. Describe diverse tribal and local strategies that incorporate a health equity lens in tribal communities

Presenters

Laura Kollar, PhD
Health Equity Office for the Division of Overdose Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CAPT Andrew Terranella, MD, MPH, FAAP
Medical Epidemiologist for the Clinical Practice Team within the Division of Overdose Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention