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The Overdose Disparities Series Part 5: MN Strategies For Expanding Naloxone Access and the Role for Fatality Review Teams

1:00pm - May 26, 2021 thru 2:00pm - May 26, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes PTTC
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The Great Lakes PTTC offers this training for prevention practitioners in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI.  This event if offered in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

 

This one-hour webinar will cover data showing the impacts of drug overdose in Minnesota, and an overview of the Minnesota Department of Health’s efforts to prevent drug overdose statewide. We will discuss MDH naloxone distribution partnerships and programming, linkage to care partnerships, and overdose fatality review partnerships.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide data showing the impacts of drug overdose in Minnesota
  • Summarize MDH efforts to increase access to naloxone across Minnesota
  • Describe MDH efforts to implement overdose fatality review and linkage to care teams across Minnesota

 

PRESENTERS

Sam RobertsonSam Robertson

Community Prevention Specialist | Drug Overdose Prevention Team
Injury and Violence Prevention Section
Minnesota Department of Health

 

 

 

Cody BassettCody Bassett, MPH

Opioid Prevention Naloxone Coordinator
Injury & Violence Prevention Section
Minnesota Department of Health