The Opioid Epidemic: California's Landscape

Summary

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 91 people die every day in the United States from an opioid overdose. This is a staggering figure, and while the story in California is better than in many other parts of country, various sectors must to come together in swift action to address this crisis. Come hear from clinical and policy experts about how California is working to bridge the gaps between health care and the social safety net to reduce the negative impacts of opioid and drive the change that is necessary to address the core issues of this very complicated social, legal, and medical problem. Learn how this epidemic is being addressed at a local level and what is driving the positive change statewide. There will be information on the latest advancements in Medicated Assisted Treatment options, a look inside comprehensive approaches that better educate both consumers and providers, and the vital role of health plans, counties, and providers in addressing this epidemic.

Details

  • When

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Where

  • Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center
    2500 Hollywood Way
    Burbank, California 91505
    USA

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