Creative Solutions to the Opioid Crisis
"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