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RSV 2022 Session 6A: Substance Use Disorder in Indian Country (Day 3)

Posted 6/7/2022 (updated 3/27/2024)

The first part of this presentation examined and presented medical/physiological aspects of SUD and an overview of the impact of SUD on a small but vulnerable population. Dr. Parker then provided an overview of recent substance abuse prevention and intervention applications within American Indian and Alaska Native communities. She described the trends regarding opioid overdose among American Indian and Alaska Native communities during the global pandemic and discussed opportunities for addressing opioid overdose prevention in the future.


  • Larry Curley, MPA, Executive Director, National Indian Council on Aging
  • Parker, PhD, Director, Seven Directions

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