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Webinar Series: The Opioid Epidemic: Working Together to Address Opioid Addiction
February 21, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
This three-part webinar series is designed to assist health and human service providers working in a variety of settings with developing strategies to address the opioid public health crisis in the U.S. The second webinar in the series, “Working Together to Address Opioid Addiction,” will explore the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse, its effects on our lives and communities, and the role of health and human service organizations and professionals in positively impacting and curbing the epidemic.
This webinar is designed for health care providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurses, counselors, social workers, case managers, and other staff who interact with patients, who work in multiple types of settings including primary care, geriatric care, maternal and child health care, STD/HIV & reproductive health care, mental health, addictions, health departments, hospitals, health centers, schools, and community health settings.
This series is offered by the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center, in collaboration with the Regional Office (Region III) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the MidAtlantic Training Collaborative for Health and Human Services (MATCHHS).