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- The opioid epidemic is an opportunity for occupational therapy practitioners to help promote health and wellness within communities, populations, and individuals.
- Occupational therapy practitioners are trained to understand unique learning styles by looking at a person’s habits, roles, routines, environments, performance skills, client factors, etc.
- Occupational therapy’s client-centered and holistic values provide an advantage in adapting intervention strategies to what works best for a particular client or population
occupational therapy, opioid, addiction
Best, OTAS, Emily; Milke, OTAS, Douglas; Vega, OTAS, Teresa; and Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT, Sara, "Fighting a Battle Against the Opioid Epidemic with Occupational Therapy" (2019). School of Continuing and Professional Studies Posters. 5.