Quote from a visiting Emergency Medicine doctor,
“We have an opiate problem in Ohio, but I have never seen anything like this.”
is important, but usually shows us where we were, not where we are or where we are going.
EndMeth confers with experts to understand the nature of the meth problem in Hawaii, develop solutions, and monitor progress. More Hawaii data is needed to
● Determine data and research priorities.
● Collect data to set baselines that will help track the success of efforts.
● Disseminate actionable data to help EndMeth partners.
● Consider the impact of data and research on behavioral change.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division