The alarming opioid crisis, with its staggering death rates, is affecting the life expectancy rates of Americans. Select one of the populations on the map and address the following:
I selected Florida:
- Opioid-Related Overdose Death Rates (per 100,000 people) (2016): 14.40
- Opioid Pain Reliever Prescriptions (per 100 persons) (2015): 62.80
1-Compare the opioid-related overdose death rates of the selected population to national opioid-related overdose death rates.
2-Identify one primary, one secondary, and one tertiary prevention intervention to reduce the misuse of opioids in the selected population.
3-Describe one evidence-based strategy to address provider opioid prescription rates.
4-Identify the stakeholders charged with addressing the opioid crisis in your community.
5-Share your professional experience related to the topic. (i work in hospice and we use a lot of opiod)
Please answer each question separated and use at least 3 sources no later than 5 years.