August 2020

The Trends of Overdose Data During COVID-19

June 11, 2020

This webinar highlights the use of the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP), a syndromic surveillance application that serves as a collaborative and centralized platform for all disciplines responding to the crisis. In this recorded webinar, Aliese Alter, Senior Program Manager, and Christopher Yeager, ODMAP Data and Research Analyst, share an overview of the ODMAP tool and discuss trends in overdose data since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in U.S. as well as methods for examining these trends.Read More »

The Rise of Stimulant Overdoses and Harm Reduction

August 03, 2020

In this webinar, Sheila Vakharia (Deputy Director, Drug Policy Alliance) discusses national trends in stimulant use data and shares harm reduction strategies for stimulants. Speakers - Katie Bee (Iowa Dept. of Health), and Michelle Tilotta (Iowa Dept. of Health), on the other hand, describe Iowa strategic efforts in addressing the impacts of methamphetamine through a public health lens.Read More »

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