Following Up

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, we partnered with Montgomery County’s Office of Drug and Alcohol to address today’s most troubling health crisis.

Our Presenters

Kim Porter, CFRS, Executive Director of Be a Part of the Conversation.

John Lepley, DO, Director of Medicine at Eagleville Hospital.

Denise Kitson, LCSW, Director of Counseling Services, Eagleville Hospital.

Steve, a person in long-term recovery and a Peer-based Recovery Support Specialist at The Bridge Way School in Philadelphia.

↓View the Powerpoint that was presented.↓

Helpful Information

Opioid Overdose Toolkit:  Facts for Community Members

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts
The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Campaign to Stop Opiate Abuse

Find a Drug Take-Back Location
Pennsylvania Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs (DDAP)

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Painkillers Driving Addiction, Overdose
National Safety Council

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Opioid/Heroin Reversal (Naloxone)
Pennsylvania Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs (DDAP)

Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids

Pennsylvania’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Heroin & the Opioid Epidemic: From Understanding to Action
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Find a Parent Support Group near you:
Meeting finder.

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Medical and Health Professional Resources
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)