Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the FY 2017 Appropriations and the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.

The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, November 21st, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.

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


I. Advocacy

A. FY 2017 Appropriations and Beyond – U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers (KY -5)
Chairman U.S. House Committee on Appropriations
Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse

B. Surgeon General’s  Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health
Dr. Nazleen Bharmal, Director of Science and Policy and Shavon Arline-Bradley, Director of External Engagement, Office of the United States Surgeon General

C. Lame Duck Issues

II. Working Groups

A. Take-Back and Anti-Diversion

i. Survey Results

B. Safe Use and Prevention

i. Focus Topics

III. Organizational

A. CEPOP – USA Today Network Community Solutions Initiative Update

B. CEPOP’s December All-Participants Strategy Meeting

i. In-person with WebEx Component

ii. 2017 Priorities Survey

C. New Participant – Egalet

B. Participant News & Updates

Next All-Participants In-Person Strategy Meeting: Wednesday December 14, 2016 1-4 p.m.