Ohio's 2022 Opiate Conference Information

The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities Foundation, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, hosted Ohio’s 2022 Opiate and Other Drugs Conference: Helping People Recover on June 6-7, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus, Ohio. 

Materials for keynote presentations and breakout sessions are available on this page. 

General Session Presentations
June 6 - OhioMHAS - Top Priorities and Efforts to Assist Recovery (Presentation
June 6 - Radical Self-Care - Personal and Collective Strategies for Taking Care and Making it Through (Presentation)
June 7 - Addiction through the Lens of Trauma ( Presentation
June 7 - Improving Access to Harm Reducation and Behavioral Health Treatment through SAMHSA-supported Programs and Workforce Development (Presentation

NIDA Video
Scientific Advances of Addiction Treatment - Dr. Nora Volkow (Video)

June 6 – 11:15am – 12:15 pm
A1 - Recovery Panel
A2 - Leading Through a Crisis (Presentation)  
A3 - Adverse Effects of Regulations on Buprenorphine Prescribing on Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (Presentation)  
A4 - Helping the Helper (Presentation)  
A5 - Application of Trauma Informed Care Principles with Substance Use Disorders (Presentation); (Handout)
A6 - ED MOUD: A Roadmap for Success (Presentation)  
A7 - Addressing Stigma Through the Health Stigma and Discrimination Framework ( Presentation)  

June 6 – 1:45pm – 3:15 pm
B1- OneOhio MOU and Recovery Foundation (Handout)
B2 - Implementing a Harm Reduction Supply Dispensing Machine Pilot Program (Presentation)
B3 - Community Treatment Instead of Jail or Hospitalization: The Ins and Outs of Ohio's First Diversion Center (Presentation)
B4 - Creating Recovery Friendly Congregations (Presentation)
B5 - Tobacco, Alcohol, and Health: Implications for Future Cannabis Policy (Presentation)
B6 - The Increasing Lethality of Illicit Drugs: Changes in the U.S. Drug Supply and Its Impact on the National Overdose Epidemic (Presentations)
B7 - The Intersection of Gambling and Substance Use Disorder (Presentation)

June 6 – 3:30pm – 5:00 pm
C1 - Lorain County's Cross-Sector Opioid Overdose Prevention Strategy (Presentation)
C2 - Treating as a Team: A Multidisciplinary Look at Using ASAM Through the Continuum of Care (Presentation); (Handout)
C3 - Treatment that Works - Implementing Standards of Care for SUD in the Emergency Department (Presentation)
C4 - Recovery Housing Environmental Scan 2021 (Presentation)
C5 - Developing a Community-Based Treatment Program for Pregnant Women: Past, Present, and Future (Presentation)
C6 - Harm Reduction with Minority Populations - Exploring Strategies for Effective Outreach & Education (Presentation)
C7 - Ohio‘s Health Opportunity Zones: The Social and Community Context of Health in Ohio (Presentation)

June 7 – 10:45am – 11:45 am
D1 - Nalox Box Program in Cuyahoga County (Presentation); (Handouts)
D2 - The Brigid's Path Model: Providing Support for Babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Presentation)
D3 - Military Personnel Facing the Opiate Crisis (Presentation)
D4 - Academic Detailing - Conveying Clinical Information via Trusted Messengers (Presentation)
D5 - Addressing  Benzodiazepine Use in Opiate Treatment Program (Presentation)
D6 - Effective Supervision of Peer Recovery Supporters (Presentation)
D7 - Increasing Compliance and Medication Safety with Locking Prescription Vials in MAT Programs (Presentation)

June 7 – 1:15pm – 2:45 pm
E1 - Lethal Means Safety: A Suicide Prevention Strategy (Presentation)
E2 - Franklin County's Innovative Approach to Suicide Investigations and Fatality Review (Presentation)
E4 - Pandemic Impact: Picking Up the Pieces (Presentation)
E5 - Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Clients in SUD Recovery (Presentation); (Handouts)
E6 - Ohio HIDTA - Overdose Response Strategy (Presentation)
E7 - Risk and Resiliency in Young People (Presentation); (Handouts)

June 7 – 3:00pm – 4:30 pm
F1 - RREACT: Rapid Emergency Addiction and Crisis Team (Presentation)
F2 - Project AMP (Amplifying Our Futures): A Promising Practice (Presentation)
F3 - Together We Can! Collaboration and Innovation to Address Vulnerabilities to Human Trafficking (Presentation)
F4 - Reducing Stigma In-House (Presentation)
F5 - ABCs of MAT (Presentation)
F6 - Methamphetamine Use: Psychopharmacology and Interventions (Presentation)
F7 - Developing a Framework for a Recovery-Oriented Workplace Culture (Presentation)

Thank you to our partners and sponsors for supporting this year's event!