Analytical Strategies for the Opioid Crisis

In late August 2018, the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice announced publication of a multi-agency research study identifying recent advancements and examining recognized challenges in the fight against synthetic opioids.


The open access article is the product of 14 subject matter experts from NIJ, government, industry, and academia, who looked at potential solutions concerning information sharing and the availability of resources, as well as gaps in knowledge for further research.

The announcement complements NIJ’s portfolio of initiatives addressing the opioid crisis, and demonstrates the importance of public safety and public health collaborations.

You can read the article here.

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