Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of Justice Department awards for reducing opioid misuse and abuse, reducing stigma through impactful communication, and a timeline for upcoming meetings.

The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, October 29 from 3:00 p.m. – 4: 00 p.m. ET.

Below is the agenda of the items covered and a downloadable copy of the agenda document.


I. Welcome

II. Focus Topics

A. Justice Department Awards $320 Million to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Abuse (link)
Dr. Sanzanna Dean, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency
Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice

B. Reducing Stigma Through Impactful Communication
Beth McGinty, PhD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
and Co-Deputy Director, Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research, Johns
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

III. Advocacy and Policy Priorities

A. SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) Signed into Law

B. FY2019 Budget Priorities

IV. Working Groups

A. Takeback and Anti-Diversion

B. Safe Use and Prevention

V. Organizational Updates: Sharing Intel, Participant News and Updates

A. Timeline for Upcoming meetings

Next In-Person CEPOP All-Participants 2019 Planning Session: Mid-December 2018

Download the agenda.