IOC Urban Seminar: Cities and the Opioid Crisis – Livestream Feed Available

Cities throughout the country are faced with a growing opioid epidemic. How are urban leaders addressing this crisis? What can cities do from a policy, public safety, and public health perspective to curb opioid abuse and offer effective recovery services.

Join us for the next IOC Urban Seminar: Cities and the Opioid Crisis, hosted on Tuesday, March 1st at 4:00pm at the Initiative on Cities75 Bay State Road, Boston. You can also tune in via the livestream feed below.

Moderated by Jack Beermann, Professor at the Boston University School of Law, this seminar will feature panelists: 

  • David Rosenbloom – Professor of Health Policy and Management, BU School of Public Health and Former Commissioner of Health and Hospitals for the City of Boston. 
  • Jen Tracey  – Director of the Office of Recovery Services, City of Boston
  • Leonard Campanello – Chief of Police, City of Gloucester, MA
  • Colleen LaBelle – Program Director, State Technical Assistance Treatment Expansion Office Based Opioid Treatment with Buprenorphine, Boston Medical Center


Can’t be there in person? You can follow the conversation online via livestream here. Just visit this site on Tuesday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm to catch the discussion! We will also be live tweeting the seminar on Twitter at #IOCSeminar.