Courtney Boyce received a Bachelor of Science in social science from Boise State University, before completing a master’s in public health from Idaho State University. Boyce worked as a case manager and psychiatric technician at an inpatient detoxification and mental health crisis facility for several years before transitioning into the realm of public health programming. She serves as the substance use program manager at Central District Health within the Health Policy and Promotion team. In this role, she supports staff coordinating projects along the substance use and misuse continuum.
Idaho, like many other states across the United States, is grappling with the devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic. This public health crisis has led to an alarming increase in opioid-related overdoses and emergency room visits, impacting individuals across their life span. Idaho data from 2022 indicates there were 381 deaths related to drug overdose, […]