Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the Surgeon General’s Opioid Initiative, CARA and Related Opioid Bills, and Federal Appropriations.

The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, May 23rd,  from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.

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


I. Policy

A. Focus Topic: The Surgeon General’s Opioid Initiative (Surgeon General’s Perspective)
Sudeshna Mukherjee, PhD, MS, Health Policy Fellow, Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

B. Advocacy Items

i. CARA and Related Opioid Bills

ii. Federal Appropriations

iii. Missouri PDMP

I. Working Groups

A. Take-Back and Anti-Diversion

B. Safe Use and Prevention

III. Organizational

A. Recognition Initiative

B. Future CEPOP Events

i. NADDI Conference

C. New Member – Nevada State Senator Patricia Farley

D. Other Participant News

Next Call: Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST