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Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

Our new Learning Management System (LMS) is LIVE!  You can access our new LMS at https://pace.tulane.edu/. For instructions regarding creating a new account, please click here. This course will provide Tribes and Tribal Serving Organizations and public health professionals with information about a very important problem that our country is facing—the opioid epidemic—and, more specifically, how the opioid problem is impacting tribal or American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

The Behavioral Health curriculum is designed to provide general guidance and understanding to increase knowledge among tribal health departments.

Target Audience

Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students.

Learning Objectives

  • Interpret the recent public health data on opioid use rates for American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)
  • Identify the impact of the opioid crisis in relation to AI/ANs
  • Recognize the types of treatment for opioid misuse