Thanks again to everyone that attended the second summit on drug overdose and prevention in North Carolina! Our slides from all the breakout session are coming online for you to check out, and you can find them after the break. This list will keep updating as we get more slides!


2015 Injury-Free NC Medication and Drug Overdose Prevention Summit     

Registration & breakfast

Welcome:  Megan Davies, MD

Keynote: From Inevitable to Preventable: Two Decades of Opioid Overdose with Phillip Coffin, MD       

Current Overdose Data:  Ruth Winecker, PhD

Latest from the Field: Policy & Practice

Stories of Love, Survival and Hope (ModeratorRobert Childs)

  • Terry Nowiski
  • Kay Sanford
  • Louise Vincent

Morning Breakouts

1. Implementing Law Enforcement Naloxone Programs

  • Jim Albright
  • Captain Chris Atack
  • Melissia Larson
  • Chief Harold Medlock
  • Special Guest: Dan Bigg

2.Working with the Media to Tell Your Story

  • Tessie Castillo
  • Rose Hoban
  • Andre Taylor
  • Jeff Tiberii

3. Integrating Primary & Behavioral Health

4. Pharmacists’ Role in Advocacy, Community Partnerships, Naloxone, and Patient and Provider Educationverdose Prevention

  • Jay Campbell
  • Theo Pikoulas
  • Amy Toliver

Afternoon Breakouts

5. Question and Answers with Opiate Users

  • Micheal Butler
  • Danyeal Emory
  • Kay Sanford
  • James Sizemore
  • Louise Vincent

6. Understanding Treatment: Opiate Substitution, Methadone, and Bupenorphine

7. Insights from Funders: Conversations with funders who support community-based overdose prevention

8. Innovations in Law Enforcement Programs: How to support law enforcement and their naloxone programs; what motivates them to get involved

  • LaShay Avery
  • Melissia Larson
  • Captain Lars Paul
  • Donnie Varnell

Closing Plenary: Overdose Prevention Lessons Learned and Future Challenges with Dan Bigg


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