• Salem, MA Opioid Summit for the business community

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    Name: Salem, MA Opioid Summit for the business community
    Date: February 16, 2018
    Time: 7:45 AM - 9:30 AM EST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Educating the Salem business community about the opioid epidemic in 2018.

    Program


    Moderator: Representative Paul Tucker

     
    Presenters: Salem Police Department (Chief Mary Butler/Lieutenant Dennis King)
    Facts & Figures.  An introduction to Salem PD’s a unique approach to substance abuse disorder works. Narcan emergency response to detox, Follow Up Post Detox Door Knock Program, as well as an introduction to the urgent need for comprehensive follow up treatment in Greater Salem, with help from Salem PD and aligned health agencies, like Healthy Streets, North Shore Medical Center and Salem Health Clinic.
     
    Presenter: Kimberly Leventhal, M.D., Medical Director, Substance Use Disorder Services at North Shore Medical Center
    SUD treatment models and the importance of destigmatization in bending the curve of addiction.


    Presenter: Dr. Michael Medlock, Mass Medical Society

    Dr Medlock is going to talk about the Mass Medical Association Opioid Response, including some of its’ recent innovative suggestions regarding harm reduction, including Emergency black boxes in the community and supervised sites for users!
     
    Presenter: Matt Veno, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Matt Veno will discuss what an employer can do to recognize SUD in an employee, to help the employee get treatment, to help the employee utilize employer benefits, (including the Employee Assistance Program and/or the employer sponsored health insurance) to get effective treatment, inpatient/outpatient, and how the employer can get the employee back to work, while in recovery, by way of an innovative recovery return to work contract.
     

    Presented by: Salem Partnership & Salem Chamber of Commerce
     
    Sponsored by: Moriarty, Shay & Associates
     
    Location:
    Salem Five Community Room
    210 Essex Street (click here for map)
    Salem, MA
     
    Date/Time Information:
    February 16,  8:00 - 9:30 am (doors open at 7:45 am)
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    Fees/Admission:
    Targeting all businesses in Salem. Free to attend.
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