Ohio State University Extension, in partnership with State Office of Rural Health at Ohio Department of Health, will host a conference “Substance Abuse and Misuse: Rural Ohio Communities Respond” on April 2, 2019. This will be the first conference hosted by the partners, with a focus on rural Ohio communities. The conference is open to all individuals, agencies, and organizations interested in substance misuse and abuse topics such as education, prevention/intervention, treatment & recovery, family programs, and community outreach and engagement.
Presentation topics will include: emergency response, quick response teams (QRT), community coalition building, evidence-based curriculum, and harm reduction strategies.
The conference will end with a free Naloxone training and distribution of medication disposal kits thanks to generous contributions from Franklin County Public Health and ADAMH Board.
This event is part of the College of Public Health’s National Public Health Week.
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