The Opioid Epidemic: A Focus on Washington State (August 2017) [17818-MP3 / 17818-FSV]

The Opioid Epidemic: A Focus on Washington State (August 2017) [17818-MP3 / 17818-FSV]

Original Program Date: August 29, 2017
Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes
Credits: Law & Legal Procedure: 1.50, Other: 1.00
List Price:$129.00
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This program was a live seminar and webcast presented on August 29, 2017, in Seattle, WA. If you attended the live seminar or webcast and reported CLE credits, you cannot also report credits from watching or listening to this recording.

The opioid epidemic is a nationwide concern. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cite that more than half a million people died from drug overdoses from 2000 to 2015, with 91 Americans dying each day from opioid overdose. The human toll of the issue is clear and importance of addressing the problem is of utmost concern. What are the contributing issues to this epidemic?

The impact of the epidemic is widespread. With a heightened sense of urgency, states are beginning to address the problem. What are some of the root causes to the trend? Learn more about the opioid epidemic from professionals from different fields and practices and come away with a better understanding of what role you, as a member of the legal community, may have.

Program Co-Chairs:
Alison Newman, MPH - Center for Opioid Safety Education, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institue, University of Washington, Seattle
Mary Catlin RN, MPH, CIC - Burse Consultant, CDC Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Grant - Washington State Department of Health, Seattle

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