Opioid Epidemic and Harm Reduction: Social Work, Public Health, and Emergency Services Approaches
- 5:30 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019
- 7:00 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019
- Contact Name:
- Nilagia McCoy
This event will feature diverse perspectives of individuals working at the forefront of the opioid epidemic. Panelists will discuss care for individuals who use opioids (or other substances), and opportunities for prevention, harm reduction, and inter-professional collaboration. Speakers: Chief Scott Allen, Chief of Police, East Bridgewater; Member of the PAARI (Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative) National Advisory Police Council Caitlin Clark, MSW, Social Worker, Project RESPECT Clinic, Boston Medical Center Tyshaun Perryman, Recovery Coach, Project RECOVER, Boston Medical Center Clare Schmidt, MPH, Program Coordinator, AHOPE Needle Exchange, Boston Public Health Commission Christopher Salas-Wright, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Social Work, moderator Part of the Social Work & Health Equity Speaker Series, presented by the Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health. Registration is required; space is limited.