Ohio's 2018 Opiate Conference

Ohio’s 2018 Opiate Conference: Strengthening Ohio’s Communities

The ninth annual opiate conference, Ohio’s 2018 Opiate Conference: Strengthening Ohio’s Communities. was hosted by 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 on June 11-12 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus.

June 11th Press Release - Ohio's 2018 Opiate Conference and CARES Awards Luncheon
June 12th Press Release - HHS Deputy Secretary Addresses Ohio's 2018 Opiate Conference 

Conference Details

June 11
Fighting the Opioid Crisis: An Ecosystem Approach to a Wicked Problem
The Evolving Opioid Epidemic in the United States
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Director Plouck

Breakout Sessions:
A1: Building a Recovery Housing Continuum
A2: The Emerald Jenny Foundation: Developing a Database of Resources
A3: Ohio Opioid Treatment Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis
A4: They Grow Best When They Feel Safe: A Trauma Focused Treatment Model for Very Young Victims of the Herion Epidemic
A5: Medication-Assisted Treatment Tele-Mentoring via ProjectECHO
A6: Vivitrol: An Integrated Healthcare Approach to Addiction
A7: Opiate Abuse/Addition Outreach for Older Adults
A8: Building a Chemical Dependency Workforce: ADAMHS & Higher Education Models
A9: Ohio Addiction Policy Strengths, Gaps, and Next Steps

B1: A National Opioid Solutions Overview from the IAIABC
B2: Building a Countywide Response to the Opiate Epidemic
B3: Coming of Age: Prevention Education and Effective Screening and Diagnosis for an Aging Population
B4: An Overview of ROSC: Building Hope Through Connection and Partnership
B5: Same Old MI, Different Phrases
B7: Ohio HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Analytics and Ohio's Opioid Epidemic
B8: Opioid Withdrawal and Linkage Program: Where Healing Begins
B9: SKY Meditation (a Mind-Body Intervention in Overcoming Opioid Addiction): A Pilot Study

C2: Clermont's Employment Model (Linking Opiate Treatment and Employment)
C3: After the Opiates are Gone: Treating Addictive Behaviors in Recovery
C4: Resisting Arrest, Overdose, and Deaths: The Intersection between Law Enforcement/First Responders, Behavioral Health Providers, and Managed Care Plans
C5: Funding Innovative Pilot Programs: What Worked and What Didn't
C6: Inside the Drug Court: Results from Clinton County's Program Evaluation
C7: Substance Use Prevention in Ohio: Programs, Policies, and Funding to Target Addiction Before it Starts
C8: Promise to Hope: Serving Women who are Opiate Addicted and Pregnant
C9: Neuropsychological Understanding of Complex Trauma and Opiate Addiction

June 12
S.A.F.E Project US (Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic)

Breakout Sessions:
D1: Empowering Faith-Based Capacity
D2: People, Places, and Things: Making a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic
D3: How to Implement and Increase MAT for Opioid Use Disorders
D4: Lessons Learned During the First Year of Quick Response Team Implementation--Summit County
D5: Federal Funding Update: US Senator Rob Portman's Office and SAMHSA
D6: OPERATION RESOLVE--A Partnership with the Business Community
D7: It Takes a Team to Care for One
D8: Ohio START: Working with Families Affected by SUD
D9: Aging Ohioans: Prevention Strategies, Interventions, and Opportunities for Ohio's Opiate Epidemic

E1: Ohio ASSIST/Post Critical Incident Seminars
E2: Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Court (Seneca County PIVOT)
E3: Recovery Management and the Opiate Epidemic: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come
E4: Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio Ambulatory Withdrawal Management Program
E5/F10: Mental Illness and the Addictive Brain
E7: A Local Response to Addiction
E8: Preparing for the Carve In of Behavioral Health Services to Medicaid Managed Care
E9: Supporting Professionals in Recovery

F1: Identifying and Working with Survivors of Trauma
F2: The Brain Science of Addiction: How to Talk about Substance Use Disorders in the Carpool Line
F3: Opiate Recovery Transition Program
F4: Ready, Set, SIMPLE! Top 10 Low Cost, Best Practice Strategies to Prevent Rx Medication Misuse
F5: Reaching Peers Where They Are--Emerging Trends
F6: Mindfulness in Recovery
F8: Resources for Communities from the Ohio Department of Health Violence and Injury Prevention Program
F9: A Quality Improvement Approach to Reduce Opioids Prescribed at a Pediatric Institution and Improve Opioid Safety Education to Patients and Families

For questions about the event, contact Brittany Koza at bkoza@oacbha.org.