Combatting the Opioid Crises in North Carolina

UNC School of Social Work Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550, Chapel Hill, NC

Opioid overdose deaths have reached epidemic proportions. In North Carolina, unintentional drug overdose deaths have become the leading cause of death. Addiction to opioids is wreaking havoc on families and overtaxing emergency rooms and treatment facilities around the state. Attendance is free and CEUs available. Space is limited so please register early: http://go.unc.edu/opioid-workshop

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Integrated Health Care for Individuals Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness

UNC School of Social Work Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550, Chapel Hill, NC

Interprofessional providers and peer support specialists will present models of integrated health care that improve health outcomes for individuals diagnosed with a severe mental illness while also considering the social determinants of health. The workshop will focus on successful models of care that decrease health disparities and increase service utilization. Attendance is free but registration […]

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Opioid Epidemic in 2019: Promising Developments in Policy and Treatment

UNC School of Social Work Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550, Chapel Hill, NC

This workshop features presentations from physicians, pharmacists, and social workers utilizing treatment models and policies to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families impacted by the opioid epidemic. Presenters include: Drs. Kimberly Sanders, Robyn Jordan, Michael Baca-Atlas, and Deborah Barrett The workshop is free and CEs are available, but registration is required. […]

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Cannabinoid Use in 2019

UNC School of Social Work Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550, Chapel Hill, NC

This topical workshop will provide participants with up-to-date information about cannabinoid use in North Carolina and in the United States. Specific emphasis will be on medicinal use, policy guidelines and social and health implications. Presenters include: Dr. Marian Newton, Shenandoah University School of Nursing Dr. David Newton, Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy FBI Chemist Hope […]

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