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Leveraging Empirical Evidence to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

A Congressional Briefing organized by Dr. Daniel Max Crowley, Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and faculty affiliate of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Penn State, reviewed empirical approaches that may be deployed to systematically combat opioid addiction. The event took place on Friday, June 24 at 11:30 am in the Rayburn House in Washington, DC. The briefing was hosted by the National Prevention Science Coalition, and attended by staff at all levels of government, as well as researchers, evaluators, educators, practitioners, advocates, and funders.

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Emerging Adulthood / Family Science & Intervention / PEACE / School-based Prevention / Training / Translation, Dissemination & Implementation / Administrative Resources

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Evidence-based Prevention & Innovation Support Center (EPISCenter) / Prevention Research to Optimize (PRO) Health Lab / Health and Human Development Design for Impact Lab (HUDDIL) / P-TRAN

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