Alejandro Rivera, Vice President of Prevention Services at Bay State Community Services, highlights the importance of understanding the nature of addiction as a critical first step in preventing opioid misuse and overdose.
- Addiction as a Disease—Not a Moral Failure
- Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Using Data to Correct Misperceptions
- Reframing the Opioid Prevention Narrative: Working with the Press
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