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CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – July 2017

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri, fighting the opioid crisis in rural communities, prescription rates for opioids, a recap of policy priorities and events, and more.

July 31, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – June 2017

Source: CEPOP

This in-person meeting featured discussion of NIH Public-Private initiatives to address the opioid crisis, the Center for Disease Control’s campaign on opioid abuse, advocacy and policy priorities, working group and organizational updates, and more.

June 27, 2017 |

CEPOP FY2018 Appropriations Letters to the U.S House and Senate

Source: CEPOP

The letters, addressed to the chairs and ranking members of the appropriations committees in both bodies, highlight the work of CEPOP, identify the current state of the opioid crisis ravaging the country, and advocated for funding for several programs related to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, local and regional grants and other relevant policy considerations.

June 22, 2017 |

CEPOP ICER ADF Draft Report Comment Letter

Source: CEPOP

The letter from CEPOP maintains the draft report could significantly impede access to abuse deterrent formulations of opioids and recommends suspension of the project or further additional assessments.

June 3, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – May 2017

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics related to the President’s Commission Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, federal policy priorities, recent and upcoming related events and updates from participants.

May 23, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – March 2017

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics related to the fiscal year 2018 federal budget, primary prevention, safe use, CEPOP events, and related items.

March 28, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – February 2017

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including opioid-prescribing patterns of emergency physicians and state responses to the opioid epidemic.

February 27, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – January 2017

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including State-Based Responses to the Opioid Epidemic and Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs.

January 30, 2017 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – December 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of goal setting for 2017 action plans and consensus planning activities.

December 14, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – November 2016

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.

November 21, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – October 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including state responses to the opioid epidemic, updates from the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid, and increasing access to medication-assisted treatment.

October 31, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – September 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including opioid addiction from the front lines, the threat of illicit fentanyl and an opioid safety roundtable.

September 26, 2016 |

Take-Back and Anti-Diversion Practices

Source: CEPOP’s Takeback and Anti-Diversion Working Group

During a time where overdoses and deaths due to prescription opioids are at the highest levels in recorded history (1), significant efforts must be made to combat the opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic that is affecting communities across the country. The statistics surrounding the epidemic are startling, exacerbating the need for appropriate methods in which to safely use and dispose of excess, legally-obtained opioid medications.

August 19, 2016 |

‘CEPOP Salutes’ Webinar – August 2016

Source: CEPOP

The first of the “CEPOP Salutes” webinar recordings is now available. This initial webinar highlights the work of hospital networks and their efforts to reduce opioid-related adverse events. The mid-August webinar ran for a bit over an hour and included a significant question and answer period from webinar participants. We look forward to providing additional webinars on related efforts in the coming months.

August 15, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – July 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the Addiction Trajectory, CARA+, and the Federal Funding Strategy.

July 25, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – June 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the CARA+ Conference: Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, and the Study on State Efforts to Protect Patients from Opioid Crisis: National Safety Council Report.

June 27, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – May 2016

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.

May 23, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – April 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the National Pain Strategy and the Administration’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic and the US House Legislative Strategy.

April 28, 2016 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – March 2016

Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the CDC Guidelines, CARA, and the FY 2017 Appropriations.

March 21, 2016 |

National Pain Strategy: A Comprehensive Population Health-Level Strategy for Pain

Source: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Office of Pain Policy

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Office of Pain Policy (part of the National Institutes of Health) is soliciting public comment on the draft National Pain Strategy. View the Draft Document

April 9, 2015 |

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids: Evaluation and Labeling Guidance for Industry

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

This April 2015 FDA report is intended “to assist sponsors who wish to develop opioid drug products with potentially abuse-deterrent properties.” It notes that “Prescription opioid products are an important component of modern pain management. However, abuse and misuse of these products have created a serious and growing public health problem. One potentially important step towards the[…]

April 8, 2015 |