This meeting featured discussion of addressing the opioid epidemic in rural communities (Scott County, Indiana Experience), updates on the Administration’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic, and a guest presentation from U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY20), House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, February 26 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.
II. Focus Topics
A. Addressing the Epidemic in Rural Communities – Scott County, Indiana Experience
Deana Haworth, Senior Vice President, Hirons
III. Advocacy and Policy Priorities
B. Budget Strategy
i. President’s Proposed FY19 Budget and Opioid Focus
ii. CEPOP FY19 Agenda Development
IV. Guest Speaker: U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY20), House Committee on Energy & Commerce
A. Congressional Activity
i. Energy & Commerce to Begin Hearings on Epidemic
V. Working Groups
A. Takeback and Anti-Diversion
i. Safe Disposal: GAO Takeback Report Follow-Up and Next Steps
B. Safe Use and Prevention
i. Safer Pain Management Access Roundtable
ii. Opioid Use Disorder Stigma Reduction
VI. Organizational Updates: Sharing Intel, Participant News and Updates
A. National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit (April 2-5, 2018, Atlanta)
B. Schedule for March/April CEPOP All-Participant Meetings
C. Sharing Intel, Participant News and Updates
Next Quarterly CEPOP All-Participants Meeting: Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST