Resources and assistance for those working on public health data sharing, privacy and related issues.
Recently passed resolutions in the House and Senate recognize the importance, effectiveness and need for trauma-informed care in the existing programs of federal agencies, and encourages federal agencies to adopt a trauma informed approach to their work. The resolutions cite examples of trauma informed practices, programs and policies implemented at the state, tribal and local levels. Many of the examples are from local communities and some involve a legal component.
The opioid overdose epidemic has been more pronounced in Ohio than in many other states. Like most states, Ohio has passed legislation to increase access to the overdose reversal drug naloxone, and addressed laws that discouraged bystanders from calling for emergency help. However, the specifics of these laws in Ohio differ from those in most other states. This fact sheet details how those differences may make Ohio’s laws less easy to communicate and possibly less effective.
Q&A with Mathew Swinburne, Associate Director, The Network for Public Health Law — Eastern Region Office.
As we prepare for the 2018 Public Health Law Conference featuring sessions focused on health justice, Network attorneys reflect on their work and what health justice means to them.