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Great Lakes PTTC Workshop Scheduled at NPN Conference 2019

Publication Date: Aug 09, 2019

Preventing Opioid Misuse and/or Overdose; Clarifying the Role for Prevention Practitioners 

Workshop Session 1I
Tuesday, August 27
1:15-2:30pm 

The Great Lakes PTTC is excited to present at the upcoming National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference, coming up in Chicago, August 27-29, 2019. 

Erin Ficker, CSPS, and Chuck Klevgaard, CSPS, Prevention Managers for the Great Lakes PTTC will present the workshop, Preventing Opioid Misuse and/or Overdose; Clarifying the Role for Prevention Practitioners. This workshop provides a framework for understanding the opioid crisis through the lens of public health. A comprehensive multi-sector approach for working across the full continuum will be outlined. Erin and Chuck will share strategies for ensuring that state and local planning groups fully understand the roles and relative importance for maintaining an emphasis on prevention in addressing the opioid crisis. 

We're looking forward to meeting colleagues from across the region and beyond at the conference.