Addressing the Opioid Crisis through Community‐Based Prevention Session at the NEIAS

Event Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015 (All day)

The changing landscape of healthcare, coupled with the rise in opioid overdose and increased community engagement provide a unique opportunity for preventionists, treatment providers and the recovery community to pool resources, in order to make lasting change in opioid misuse and overdose. The MassTAPP team of Gary Langis and Carl Alves will present an interactive half‐day workshop that will provide participants with general information, trends and best practices about how communities can work together to overcome the opioid epidemic.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Participants will be able to describe:
• Overview/History of Opoids and Naloxone;
• Current New England trends and government strategies;
• Reducing the Stigma of Addiction, Recovery and Treatment; and
• What’s working in prevention and how you can get involved

Materials from the session are available for download below:

Location: 
Worcester, MA
Led by: 
Massachusetts Technical Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP)
In-person Meeting/Webinar: 
In-person Meeting
MassTAPP/Other Event of Interest: 
MassTAPP