Opioids: Webcasts

We produce an opioid harm prevention webcast series for local public health officers and community partners.


November 27: Exploring Opioid Data

Exploring Opioid Data from Wisconsin's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

This webinar provided information on the background and use of the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), the types of data available from the PDMP statistics webpage, and examples of how opioid data can be applied to county-level questions.

May 17: Traditional and Non-Traditional Data 

Using Traditional and Non-Traditional Opioid Data

This webinar provided an overview on the difference between traditional (confirmed) and non-traditional (unconfirmed) data, the implications of using non-traditional data, the benefits of having non-traditional data available, and how it could be packaged and shared to local health departments.


June 16: Preventing Opioid Use Disorder

This webinar focused on opioid abuse prevention strategies employed by Winnebago County"Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change," Kenosha County, and Franklin Area Parents and Students United.

March 17: Harm Reduction

This webinar highlighted how harm reduction is defined in various ways and what studies indicate about various opioid-related harm reduction strategies.

February 3: Safe Prescribing

This webinar highlighted the importance of safe prescribing of opioids and coordinated and collaborative steps taken to improve prescribing practices across the state.


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Last Revised: October 22, 2019