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By Tom Christensen
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County unveils updated plan to prevent opioid abuse

 

Last updated 8/5/2019 at 11:47am

The updated plan of the San Diego County Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force incorporates a broader public health approach and addresses multiple levels of prevention.

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors received a comprehensive update on the region's plan to fight opioid and other prescription drug abuse and the devastating impact the substances are having on San Diegans.

The updated plan of the San Diego County Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, which was established in 2008 to address the growing prescription drug epidemic in the region, incorporates a broader public health approach and addresses multiple levels of prevention.

Dr. Dean Sidelinger, interim county deputy public health officer, shared with the board the most recent trends in the...



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