Webinar: Opioid Use Disorders and Criminal Justice Involvement – A Research Overview and Case Study

presented by DCF and the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

The opioid epidemic is intertwined with historically high levels of correctional supervision in the United States. In this webinar, we will present an overview of overlapping trends in correctional supervision and opioid overdose deaths. We will also provide an evidence synthesis of opioid use disorder treatment among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, with a focus on randomized controlled trials and current guidelines. Finally, we will present our work in Hennepin County to describe one approach to implementing opioid use disorder treatment within correctional facilities and for individuals with recent incarceration. Read more

When:Tuesday, June 18, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where:United States
Presenter:Tyler Winkelman, MD, MSc, Clinician-Investigator, 
Division of General Internal Medicine
Contact:Diane Perez
(850) 878-2196

Register for Webinar Here

Opioid Resource Grant Program

Letters of Intent Due: August 15, 2019

Link: View Program Website
Sponsor: The AmerisourceBergen Foundation
Deadlines: July 15 – Aug 15, 2019

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation Opioid Resource Grant Program provides funding for innovative and constructive projects that address education, prevention, and/or the safe disposal of opioids. Priority will be given to community projects that address the key areas of focus:

  • Safe disposal management programs
  • Prevention education
  • Pilot programs for new ideas related to pre- and post-treatment activities

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations and coalitions that are not customers of AmerisourceBergen. Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Amount of funding: It is expected that the average grant size will be between $50,000 – $75,000.

Application process:
A link to application instructions is available on the program website. Submit an online letter of intent. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Letters of intent will be accepted:
July 15 – August 15, 2019