NAME

Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Introductory
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities will provide Tribes and Tribal Serving Organizations and public health professionals with information about a very important problem that our country is facing—the opioid epidemic—and, more specifically, how the opioid problem is impacting tribal or American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

 After completing this course users will be able to: 

  • Interpret the recent public health data on opioid use rates for American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)
  • Identify the impact of the opioid crisis in relation to AI/ANs
  • Recognize the types of treatment for opioid misuse