CEPOP organized a briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 13 on the topic of “Preventing Diversion of Opioid Medications: Safe Storage and Disposal Strategies.” The event was held from 3 to 4 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol Building. National experts were on hand for a discussion of initiatives to safeguard these medications in the home and other settings.
On March 7, CEPOP and BD held an Acute Care Opioid Safety and Diversion Prevention Roundtable in Washington, D.C. An array of stakeholders with experience from the clinical and governmental perspectives came together in a structured, full-day dialogue.
Letters to House and Senate Appropriations Leadership on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
CEPOP has submitted a letter to both House and Senate Appropriations leadership urging the timely and appropriate funding of programs outlined in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA).