Please join us for the Third Annual Forum on Drug Policy - Policy Approaches to Substance Use: Public Safety and Public Health on April 12th from 2pm to 5pm. Following the forum, a networking reception with light refreshments will be served from 5pm to 6pm.
This year we will discuss the sustainability of existing U.S drug policy models in the United States and internationally and examine public health solutions designed to address the opioid overdose crisis.
Where: Roosevelt University Library (10th Floor), 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
When: Friday April 12th, 2013
Forum: 2pm to 5pm
Reception: 5pm to 6pm
RSVP: email email@example.com to reserve your space today or reply to this email. Space is limited.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Panel One: 2:15pm to 3:15pm
The Sustainability of U.S. Drug Policies in the United States and Abroad
This interactive panel will focus on U.S. and international drug policies in Eurasia and Portugal and the sustainability of existing policy models. Followed by a brief audience Q&A.
Moderator: Kathleen Kane-Willis, Director, Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy at Roosevelt University
Informational Presentation: 3:30pm to 4:00pm
An Introduction to Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND)
Presenter Maya Doe-Simkins will provide background information on overdose prevention initiatives and strategies. She will discuss the factors that can lead to an overdose event, the symptoms of an opioid overdose, what can happen during an overdose event, and how laypersons and bystanders can provide emergency medical assistance during an overdose.
Panel Two: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Public Safety Personnel and Public Health Solutions to Reduce Overdose Deaths
This interactive panel will focus on public health solutions designed to address the opioid overdose crisis and ways in which municipal, county and state stakeholders can collaborate to promote these solutions. Followed by a brief audience Q&A.
Moderator: Bruce Johnson, CEO, NICASA
Networking Reception: 5pm to 6pm
430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
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