Using the public health issue that was selected for Week 1 (Drug Abuse), describe how the issue is currently addressed by public health services and by medical practice services to include any collaborations that may exist. Using a general outline, develop a plan for how the issue could be addressed more effectively. Explain how the components of your plan that are different from current interventions would produce more effective outcomes.
Note: The focus of this assignment as it relates to your selected public health issue should be prevention and treatment.
Provide a 3 to 5-page Microsoft Word document that includes the following:
• Discuss current interventions by public health and medical care professionals for the health issue that you have selected.
• Develop a general plan for how the health concern could be addressed more effectively using public health and medical care organizations.
• Explain why the changes that you are proposing would be beneficial to the population and to the organization providing healthcare services, thereby improving health outcomes.