Opioids and Substance Abuse: Addressing the Epidemic




As an educator, the outcomes of drug and substance abuse appear in the learning environment. Opioids and Substance Abuse: Addressing the Epidemic will examine drug and substance abuse through a statistical lens as well as through a prevention lens. This learning path will explore alarming statistics as well as evidence-based drug prevention strategies and programs that can be used in the search for solutions. Through knowledge-building activities, questions, videos, and application activities, participants will learn what schools can do to help prevent the growing epidemic.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Become more aware of the epidemic facing students and learn how Pennsylvania compares to the national growing epidemic.
  • Discover evidence-based drug prevention strategies that prevent or reduce the use and abuse of drugs.
  • Explore the various programs available to you such as SAP, PACT360 among other public programs that can help a student who is struggling with opioids.
  • Learn about the use of Naloxone and how Act 139 can be used in schools.
  • Discover strategies for creating classroom environments that are positive and conducive to learning


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Continuing Education Credits


Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

Answer: An email will be sent to you after purchase with your access code and login details. If you have any questions regarding access to your learning path, email our support team at support@eduplanet21.com

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