Cuyahoga County Title

2018 Health Centers Week Conference: Community Health Centers on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

2018 Health Centers Week Conference: Community Health Centers on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Start date:
8/16/2018-8:30 AM
End date:
8/16/2018-3:30 PM
Address:
Jerry Sue Thornton Center

Community Health Centers on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Learn about the critical role Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) play in addressing opiate and other substance abuse issues as providers on the frontlines of the opioid crisis. Identify community resources and evidence based approaches for harm reduction, treatment and recovery support to improve patient/client care and outcomes. Hear from primary and specialty care clinicians, public health specialists, community advocates, and individuals in recovery.

5.25 CEUs/RCHs provided by the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, no partial credits can be issued.

Register via Eventbrite:https://community-centers-frontlines-opioidcrisis.eventbrite.com

AGENDA:

8:30 am: Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 am: Conference Begins

11:30 am-12:30 pm: Lunch (Boxed Lunches Provided)

3:30 pm: Conference Ends

Conference includes...

Presentations by: 

  • Randy Runyun, National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
  • Dr. Ron Yee, Chief Medical Officer, NACHC
  • The Honorable David T. Matia, Judge, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court (Morning keynote)
  • Dr. Ted Parran, Rosary Hall, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (Afternoon keynote
  • Testimony from a person living in recovery.

Two Panels:

  • Different Approaches to Addiction Therapy
  • Harm Reduction Strategies

Powered by the ISC
ADAMHSCC Board
2012 W. 25th Street, 6th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113
216.241.3400
Please click here to view our disclaimer
Call 211

Suicide Hotline