Drug Policy and the Opioid Epidemic

This webinar focuses on the impact of the opioid epidemic and how drug policies are affecting communities of color, especially Black Americans.

Objectives:

  • Understand the history of the current opioid epidemic, and how it came to affect certain demographics
  • Understand the theory of harm reduction as it relates to drug use
  • Compare the policies of the current opioid epidemic with the polices of the heroin epidemic