Treatment and Prevention Strategies Up Next in MDHHS’ Opioid Settlement Webinar Series
Posted on April 25, 2022 by
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), in partnership with the Michigan Municipal League (MML), the Michigan Township Association (MTA), the Michigan Association of Counties (MAC), and the Michigan Attorney General’s Office (AG) will be hosting two upcoming webinars on the Distributor/Janssen Opioid Settlements. The next webinar on treatment will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 3:00-4:00PM, and the following webinar on prevention strategies will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 3:00-4:00PM.
There will be a Question and Answer period during the webinar. Participants may email questions directly to MDHHS-OpioidsTaskForce@michigan.gov, before May 3 for the treatment webinar and May 17 for the prevention webinar.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
https://ncopioidsettlement.org/ – Provides data dashboards that cities can use to view data in their own county related to OD deaths, prescribing, hospitalizations, etc, but also social determinants of health. They plan to make it bidirectional so municipalities can provide information on their local budgets and expenditures, which will be viewable in the data dashboard.
https://www.reportingonaddiction.org/ – This is a group that is a collaboration between journalists and experts in addiction medicine. Essentially they work to train each side on how best to talk to one another in an effort to stop perpetuating stigma in the media.
Herasanna Richards is a legislative associate handling energy, environmental, elections, and external municipal services for the League. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-908-0309.