University of Kentucky studies show a notable rise in opioid overdose deaths among non-Hispanic Blacks

University of Kentucky studies show a notable rise in opioid overdose deaths among non-Hispanic Blacks

Publication date: Oct 07, 2021

“The data are being used to help inform communities about evidence-based practices proven to reduce opioid overdose,” said Walsh. “The HCS team is developing and implementing more culturally tailored interventions to reach communities of color in Kentucky, which face additional barriers to accessing treatment.

Concepts Keywords
Hispanic Medical emergencies
July Psychoactive drugs
Massachusetts Health
Ohio Opioid epidemic
Opioid Naloxone
Drug overdose
Morphinans
Opioid overdose
Morphine
Opioids
Drug culture

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH Communities
disease MESH death
drug DRUGBANK Ethanol
drug DRUGBANK Naloxone
disease MESH COVID-19 pandemic
disease MESH Substance Abuse
disease MESH opioid use disorder

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