Using a Systems Thinking Approach to Address the Opioid Epidemic in Georgia

Publisher: In A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Crisis, edited by Jay C. Butler and Michael R. Fraser, New York: Oxford University Press
Oct 31, 2019
Authors
B. Manteuffel, L. Alderman, J. Branscomb, and K. Minyard

This book chapter describes the application of systems thinking and the use of an opioid systems map to addressing response to the opioid epidemic in Georgia. How systems thinking tools, such as maps, can be used to understand relationships in complex systems to address public health challenges, and to inform strategic planning is described.