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The Opioid Epidemic and the Lifecourse: Policy, Practice, and Prevention

Friday, April 26, 2019

8:00 AM-3:00 PM

The Maternal and Child Health Program at the Dornsife School of Public Health presents Rachel Levine, MD, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, at their fourth annual Maternal & Child Health Symposium. 

Join us for presentations related to the opioid epidemic across the lifecourse from the national, state, and local levels including the community’s multi-faceted response in addressing the epidemic.
•The Opioid Epidemic in PA: The Pillars of Prevention, Rescue, and Treatment
•Federal HRSA initiatives & strategies in addressing the epidemic
•Provider panel including all Philadelphia-based Centers of Excellence & NAS treatment/reporting
•Family panel including parents and grandparents caring for children affected by the epidemic
•Role of media in understanding and framing the epidemic
•Community agency & policy panel
•Free naloxone (Narcan) training
•Resource fair and professional networking opportunities  
Following the symposium there will be a networking reception, lunch, and resource fair to facilitate building the capacity needed to address this epidemic.

Registration is free and breakfast and lunch is included.
Please register by April 17. Registration is required to attend - space is limited.

Contact Information

Renee Davis

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DiGeorge Auditorium Lower Level St Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 E. Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134


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