The Opioid Crisis in North Carolina
Treatment and Policy: Past, Present and Future Directions
This workshop will educate students, clinicians, community and academic partners about developments in policy and practice designed to mitigate the effects of opioid misuse and addiction. The speakers will give an update overview on the state of the Opioid Crises in North Carolina and nationally. In addition, a historical retrospective of opioid addiction and recovery will be presented. Speakers will discuss the Harm Reduction model and the Intersection of Addiction: Race, Class and the Criminal Justice system. Specific information about the impact of NC’s death by homicide laws impact individuals who use and overdose will be discussed.
This is a FREE event and continuing education credits are available (2.5). The event will also be live streamed. Registration is required, even if you will be live streaming at this link: go.unc.edu/OpioidWorkshop
Friday March 27 | 9am- 12pm
*Registration and light breakfast, 8:30am
UNC School of Social Work Auditorium