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Creative Solutions to the Opioid Crisis

NOV
15
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM EST
Boston College Law School East Wing 115BMap Location

"Creative Solutions to the Opioid Crisis"

Panel One: "Collaborative Initiatives between Law Enforcement and Treatment Communities: What's Working and What More Can We Be Doing?"

Moderator: Honorable Leo T. Sorokin, U.S. District Court Judge

Panelists: Kim Hanton, North Suffolk Mental Health Association; Gary Langis, Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention, Educational Development Corporation; Fred Ryan, Chief of Police, Arlington, MA

 

Panel Two: "Treatment Interventions Inside Prisons and Jails in Massachusetts and Rhode Island: What's Working and What More Can We Be Doing?"

Moderator: Felice Freyer, The Boston Globe

Panelists: Peter Koutoujian, Sheriff, Middlesex County; Christopher Mitchell, Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Reentry, Massachusetts Department of Correction; A.T. Wall, Director, Rhode Island Department of Correction; Dr. Alexander Walley, Boston Medical Center; Director, Boston University Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program; Medical Director, Opioid Overdose Prevention Pilot Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Reception to follow

RSVP: Rappaport@bc.edu