Following Up

On Wednesday, March 19, 2019, we partnered with the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission to address today’s most troubling health crisis.

Our Presenters

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

Renee Calhoun, LMFT, CAADC, CCDPD, CTTS  |  Program Director, SOAR Corporation

E. Steven Moriconi, DMD, FACD, FICD  |  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Chief of the Dental Division and Dental Residency Program Director of Abington Hospital.

John Becker,Jr., MHS-C, CTR, CEAP, SAP  |  Treatment & Outreach Administrator for the First Responder Program at Livengrin, & a person in recovery from opioid use disorder.

↓View the Powerpoint that was presented.↓

Helpful Information

Opioid Overdose Toolkit:  Facts for Community Members

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts

Anti-Opioid Addiction Drug Maker Charged with Fraud
Associated Press
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)