STOP THE SUFFERING: Addressing the dual challenge of overdose and underdose in the opioid overdose epidemic

Events

Past Event

STOP THE SUFFERING: Addressing the dual challenge of overdose and underdose in the opioid overdose epidemic

September 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

STOP THE SUFFERING: Addressing the dual challenge of overdose and underdose in the opioid overdose epidemic

 

Dr. Nabila El-Bassel, Director of the Social Intervention Group, will be on the panel "Moving from Innovation to Action: Making it Happen" at the New York Academy of Medicine 2019 Opioid Symposium. Panel details:

Theme 3: Moving from Innovation to Action: Making it Happen

Kassandra Frederique, MSW
New York State Director, Drug Policy Alliance

Panelists:
Nabila El-Bassel, PhD, DSW, MSW
Willma and Albert Musher Professor of Social Work
Director, Social Intervention Group
Columbia University School of Social Work

Terrell Jones
Outreach & Advocacy Program Manager
New York Harm Reduction Educators

Read about all of the sessions here.

From the event site:

Join us for a one-day interactive symposium for those committed to ending the opioid overdose crisis and improving pain management and addiction treatment. Attendees will include health professionals, policy makers, advocates and others. The event will consist of three themed panel presentations followed by dynamic dialogue and debate. View the full event program here

Free overdose intervention and prevention training (with naloxone and fentanyl test strips) will be provided by Washington Heights Corner Project/NYHRE during the lunch break.

Co-sponsors

The NYAM Sections on Evidence Based Health Care and Healthy Aging 

Kassandra Frederique, Dr. Nabila El-Bassel, Terrell Jones