Posts Tagged: Opioids

Using GIS to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

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 »

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The complexity of the problem can’t be overstated. Opioid addiction can have many different causes, from over-prescribing opioids for pain to improper disposal methods of unused drugs and limited treatment and rehabilitation resources. But there is a solution that can address all of these complexities as well as increase awareness and connect opioid victims to... Read more »