Ohio's 2016 Opiate Conference

The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, hosted Ohio’s seventh annual opiate conference titled, Ohio’s 2016 Opiate Conference: Advancing Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Recovery. Ohio’s 2016 Opiate Conference was a two day event, held in Columbus, Ohio on May 2-3, 2016.

May 2nd Presentations
01. Harm Reduction Panel: What is it and Why is it Important? (Papp PPT) (Roberts PPT) (Feinberg PPT)
02/12. Jail Strategies: Exploring Solutions for the Opiate Problem (Simera PPT) (Lutson PPT)
04/10. Resource Availability and Generation...Funding the Fight Against Opiates (PPT)
05. Child Welfare: Developing Local Strategies and Solutions (Kinney PPT) (Dublin PPT) (Cobb PPT)
06/07. Drug Trends and Awareness by the Ohio Task Force Commanders Association (PPT)
08. Prevention: Going Upstream on Drug Use and Abuse in Ohio (PPT)
09. Employment Strategies to Support Individuals in Recovery (Griffing PPT) (Yanchar PPT) (Gee PPT)
11. Community Engagement and Coordination Between Systems (PPT)

May 3rd Presentations 
02. The History of Opiate Epidemic (PPT)
03. MAT in a Comprehensive Health Care Center (PPT)
04. The pHARMING Effects (PPT)
06. The Introduction of MAT in Certified Specialty Court Dockets (PPT)
07. The Cross-System Convening Power of Community Coalitions (PPT)
08. Trauma-Informed Recovery-Oriented Community of Care: A Systemic Adaptation (PPT)
09. Integrated Treatment for Tobacco and Other Drugs of Addiction (PPT)
10. Cross-System Collaboration in Clermont Country (PPT)
11. Medication-Assisted Treatment 101 (PPT)
12. State Policies & Programs to Prevention Rx Drug Abuse (McNamee/Schierholt PPT) (Diorio PPT)
13. The Fentanyl Crisis in Ohio: Findings from the Ohio Fentanyl Epi-Aid Investigation (PPT)
14. Current Interdiction Efforts from Ohio's Law Enforcement Task Forces (PPT)
15. Working with Lesbian, Gay, and Bi-Sexual Clients (PPT)
17. A New Path to Treating NAS Babies (PPT
18. Employment for Individuals in Recovery (PPT)
19. The Pain of Aging: Unique Issues of Older Adults with Medication and Alcohol (PPT)
20. Navigating the Child Welfare System: Timelines and Scarce Resources (PPT)
21. Harm Reduction Panel: What is it and Why is it Important? (Papp PPT) (Roberts PPT) (Feinberg PPT)
22. Tools for Successful Recovery from an Opiate Addiction (PPT)
23. Recovery Housing for Individuals with an Addiction (PPT)
24. How to Properly Prescribe for Patients with Chronic Pain (PPT)
26. Treatment and Advocacy for the Hispanic Community (PPT)
27. Stepping Up! (Handout 1) (Handout 2) (Handout 3) (Handout 4)
28. Conversations for Change: An Innovative Community Approach to Helping those Addiction (PPT)
30. Opiate Addiction and Trauma-Informed Care (Starr PPT) (Boxill PPT)

Event Press Release