Georgia

Georgia

1. Data to action: Georgia used overdose surveillance data to identify rural and urban hot-spots for opioid overdoses to target in a multimedia public awareness campaign on the risks of prescription and illicit opioids. The campaign focused on 18 rural and urban counties in Georgia.

2. Providing prescriber education: Georgia is developing best practice recommendations for opioid prescribers for care of patients with opioid use disorder based on CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

3. State Snapshot pdf icon[PDF – 151 KB]

Funded Awards: Overdose Data to Action, Public Health & Public Safety