Case Studies

Prevention of Opioid Pain Reliever (OPR) Misuse in Arkansas

July 1, 2016


Joseph W. Thompson, MD, MPH
President & CEO


In 2012, the number of OPR prescriptions was 116/100 people in arkansas. Arkansas’s average sale of OPRs in 2010 was 25% higher than the national average.

This infographic shows how opioid misuse affects Arkansas and displayed strategies for prevention.