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Welcome! National Association of Counties – Opioid Solutions Leadership Network

Welcome! National Association of Counties – Opioid Solutions Leadership Network

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Aug 30 2023
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This week Milwaukee welcomes the @National Association of Counties Opioid Solutions Leadership Network Peer Exchange in collaboration with Milwaukee County. While in town, the group will be working on family-centered approaches to care for substance use disorder, empowering and impactful community engagement strategies, and developing targeted interventions to reduce health disparities. International Overdose Awareness Day #IOAD23 is August 31st.

The @National Association of Counties Opioid Solutions Leadership Network, in town this week, will meet with @County Executive David Crowley, the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and Children, Youth & Family Services (CYFS) and community organizations at the forefront of opioid prevention work, including touring locations of the newly installed Harm Reduction Vending Machines across Milwaukee County.

International Overdose Awareness Day #IOAD2023 is August 31st.International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) https://www.overdoseday.com/ is a global event held Aug. 31 each year. It’s a time to remember those gone too soon from overdose and help drive awareness to prevent deaths by learning more about the risks of an opioid overdose and how to save lives. The Hoan is lit PURPLE today and tomorrow in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day. According to provisional data from the CDC, of the nearly 110,000 reported drug overdose deaths in 2022, about three-quarters were attributed to opioids #IOAD2023

 

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