2018 WASHTENAW COUNTY

OPIOID SUMMIT

On October 15, 2018, the WHI Opioid Project hosted Washtenaw County's first opioid summit. The summit consisted of two sessions: an afternoon session geared toward professionals and an evening session tailored for community members. Presentations and information from both sessions can be found below.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION:

Opioid Exposure in Washtenaw County Residents (information presented at both sessions)
Adreanne Waller, M.P.H., Epidemiologist, Washtenaw County Health Department 

Describing Recovery - Facts and Myths
Carl Christensen, M.D., P.h.D., Addiction Medicine, St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Communicating with Addicted Patients
Anna Byberg, L.M.S.W., Director, Spera Recovery Center, Dawn Farm Community Programs
 

The Pill Fix
EMU Prevention Theatre Collective

Matching Level of Care to Severity in Treating Opiate Use Disorder
Ed Jouney, D.O., University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services

Unpacking Legislation that Affects Prescribers, Treatment Providers and their Patients
Kim Gaedeke, Deputy Director, LARA
Jared Welehodsky, Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, MDHHS

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training

Gina Dahlem, Ph.D., F.N.P-C., F.A.A.N.P., University of Michigan School of Nursing

Current State Findings (presented at both sessions)
Marci Scalera, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., C.A.A.D.C., Clinical and SUD Services Director, Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan

Jimena Loveluck, M.S.W., Deputy Health Officer, Washtenaw County Health Department

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SESSION:

The Prescription Problem
Monica Walker, M.S.A., R.N., N.E.B.C., Clinical Implementation and Engagement Manager, Michigan OPEN

A Story of Hope

Ashton Marr, C.P.R.M., Program Manager, Washtenaw Recovery Advocacy Project (WRAP) and Recovering Person

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training

Lemont Gore, Street Outreach Coordinator, UNIFIED - HIV Health and Beyond

Need more details? Contact the Opioid Project

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