Schools and the Opioid Epidemic in the Age of COVID-19
In November and December of 2020, the Opioid Response Network (ORN) hosted a three-part series: Schools and the Opioid Epidemic in the Age of COVID-19.
Each session addressed the challenges and opportunities for schools to address youth substance use prevention, resilience, and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic caused a dramatic shift for many schools in their delivery of education and interaction with students. Some schools shifted to all remote learning or hybrid learning with live and remote instruction.
This series focused on three areas schools had to adopt or modify due to the shift:
- Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Curricula
- Building Resilience and Preventing Substance Use
- Parent Prevention Education
Each session featured a diverse panel of subject matter experts that shared special considerations and strategies they implemented to address these needs.
Session 1: Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Curricula
Session 2: Building Resilience and Preventing Substance Use
Session 3: Parent Prevention Education