Key Strategies To Address The Drug Epidemic: Region VIII Opioid Summit On August 15 & 16

Posted: July 20, 2017

Please join us at this 1.5 day Summit to:

  • Engage with key Federal, State, and regional partners from Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming to address opioid prevention-treatment-recovery
  • Learn about available resources
  • Identify opportunities for technical assistance
  • Establish collaborative next steps with leadership from Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

The agenda will include presentations from state leadership as well as speakers and discussion focused on five strategic topics: 

  • Community Prevention
  • Crisis Services
  • Clinical Practice
  • Recovery
  • Workforce Development

Registration is required but there is no cost. No food or beverages will be provided.  Space is limited.

To register go to: http://regionviiiopioidsummit.com

Location: Byron Rogers Federal Building, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294, Longs Peak Conf. Room

Tuesday, August 15, noon – 5:30 pm MST and Wednesday, August 16, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm MST

Hosted by: Region VIII Opioid Misuse Federal Consultation Team

For questions please contact:

Laurie Konsella, MPA
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
laurie.konsella@hhs.gov

Charles H. Smith, PhD
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
charles.smith@samhsa.hhs.gov