As difficult as overcoming the opioid epidemic might seem, it is not impossible for state and local leaders.
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One important tool in the arsenal of federal and state government agencies looking to fight the opioid crisis are prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs).
Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »