My public health problem is Opioids
Assignment 3: The Policy Memo: A Preliminary Research
Your major assignment in this course is a learning assessment system assignment (LASA), and it is due in Module 5. In this LASA, you will write a policy memo to a government official on a public health topic of your choice. To prepare for this task, you will begin in this module by identifying your topic of interest and conducting preliminary research.
Using the module readings, Argosy University online library resources, and Internet sources, research public health problems that can be solved using a policy approach. Then, do the following:
Identify a public health problem that can be solved using a policy approach.
Describe this public health problem and explain why it interests you.
Identify the government official or agency (at the local, state, or federal level) to which you want to address your concerns and recommendations. Explain your choice.
Provide evidence of the problem. Support your position with at least three scholarly references as well as other data from credible Web sites.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.