Following Up

On Wednesday, April 17, 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.

Nina Drinnan, MSN, CRNP, Penn Foundation

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


Opioid Crisis Fast Facts
CNN


Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)


Anti-Opioid Addiction Drug Maker Charged with Fraud
Associated Press


PAStop.org
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
NPR


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)

Handouts

Kim Porter, CFRS