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CEPOP All Participants Monthly Teleconference Agenda – September 2019

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of opioid prevention strategies (including the Kentucky Hope and Help Initiative), patient options for safe and effective disposal of unused opioids, and a discussion of FY2020 Appropriations and the CMS Opioid Action Plan.

September 23, 2019 |

CEPOP Quarterly In-Person All-Participants Meeting Agenda – July 2019

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of the Turn the Tide Act, the Final Report from HHS on Pain Management Best Practices and identifying continued barriers to accessing SUD/OUD treatment services.

July 29, 2019 |

CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference Agenda – June 2019

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of integrated technology and analytics within acute care medication management and FY2020 appropriations.

June 24, 2019 |

CEPOP All Participants Teleconference Agenda – February 2019

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of the local level of the opioid crisis (where the rubber meets the road), the progress against the opioid epidemic in Eastern Kentucky (addiction recovery care), review and approval of the proposed 2019 CEPOP Workplan and Agenda, and FY2020 Budget and Appropriations.

February 25, 2019 |

CEPOP 2019 Annual Strategy Session Agenda – January 2019

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of understanding the data (scope and evolution of the opioid epidemic), addressing opioids (FDA response to challenges in public health), CEPOP successes and growth in 2018, and developing the 2019 agenda.

January 30, 2019 |

CEPOP All Participants Meeting Agenda – December 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of prescription drug employer toolkits, improving public access to opioid reversal medications, and remaining FY2019 budget priorities.

December 18, 2018 |

CEPOP All-Participants Teleconference Agenda – October 2018

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.

October 29, 2018 |

CEPOP Quarterly In-Person All-Participants Meeting – September 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of prescription for life, youth education and the state response on the opioid epidemic, youth education and outreach (“This is (not) About Drugs” program), preventing drug diversion with real-time data sharing, opportunities to advance primary prevention strategies, and updates on Congressional opioid activities.

September 17, 2018 |

CEPOP Monthly All Participants Call Agenda – July 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention Control and Epidemic Response, creating a safe needle exchange in Marion County, Indiana, the Politico-Harvard poll on American perspectives on the opioid epidemic, and Congressional opioid activity updates.

July 30, 2018 |

CEPOP Monthly All-Participants Call Agenda – June 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of combatting illegal online drug sellers, treatment and recovery fraud online, and FDA’s Online Opioid Summit, as well as the launch of the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force.

June 4, 2018 |

CEPOP Quarterly In-Person All-Participants Meeting Agenda – April 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of addressing the opioid epidemic in rural communities.

April 30, 2018 |

CEPOP Monthly All Participants Call Agenda – February 2018

Source: CEPOP

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.

February 26, 2018 |

CEPOP Monthly All Participants Call Agenda – January 2018

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of physician impact on the opioid epidemic, the 2018 CEPOP Agenda, the next step for the President’s Opioid Commission & Public Health Emergency, and the FDA Packaging, Storage, and Disposal Initiative.

January 29, 2018 |

CEPOP Annual Strategy Session Agenda – December 2017

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured a guest speaker (Florida Attorney General, Pam Bondi) and reviewed CEPOP’s progress and growth in 2017.

December 18, 2017 |

CEPOP Monthly All-Participants Call Agenda – November 2017

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of prescription drug monitoring program interoperability, the role of naloxone in CPR & AED “Heartsaver” training, a recap of the CEPOP – Advocates for Opioid Recovery Hill Briefing (November 15), and the Administration report on DEA Take Back Day.

November 27, 2017 |

CEPOP Monthly All Participants Call Agenda – October 2017

Source: CEPOP

This meeting featured discussion of utilizing USP standards to help address the opioid epidemic, a response to the President’s Declaration of a Public Health Emergency for the Opioid Epidemic, and an academic health center response to the opioid epidemic.

October 30, 2017 |

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

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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 |