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July 14

Coalition on Addictions: A PreventEd Speaker Series

Time

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Coalition on Addictions is a monthly event that provides a forum for networking, learning, and advocacy regarding the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Participation is open to anyone interested in deepening their understanding of the challenges and opportunities in addressing substance use.

This months Coalition on Addictions topic is, “An Exploration of Emergency Responders’ Attitudes following Naloxone Training” by Dr. Rachel Winograd and Sarah Phillips, MA.

The Missouri Opioid-Heroin Overdose Prevention and Education (MO-HOPE) project aims to reduce opioid overdose deaths in Missouri by increasing naloxone distribution efforts and expanding access to overdose recognition and response trainings. Additionally, these trainings aim to improve overall attitudes and alleviate concerns about naloxone. This presentation will discuss data collected through MO-HOPE overdose trainings and focus on emergency responders’ attitudes about people who use drugs and naloxone access.

One CEU contact hour certificate is available for $5.00. Individuals holding a CHES/MCHES certification can earn one CECH for $5.00.

This month’s COA will be a webinar hosted on Zoom. Attendees are welcome to join this virtual meeting at 11:45am for networking. The presentation will begin at 12pm. Click here to register.