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Confronting the Overdose Crisis: Is COVID-19 Fueling an Unprecedented Opioid Epidemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving the greatest mental health crisis in U.S. history, resulting in an unprecedented rise in opioid-related overdose and death across Florida and nationwide. During our presentation, we will share the latest groundbreaking data and research about how the societal conditions of COVID-19 have impacted mental health, substance use, and opioid-related overdose and fatality rates statewide and nationally.

This webinar will explain how business, faith, and philanthropic leaders can take action now to save the lives of those at greatest risk of overdose in your community amid the ongoing pandemic.

Speakers: Ashley Moody, Florida Attorney General, & Harry Nelson, Author of "The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain"

Host: Andrae Bailey, Founder & CEO of Project Opioid

Topics of Discussion:

In this webinar, we will...

• Examine the newest groundbreaking data and research illustrating the scope of the opioid crisis in 2020
• Explain how the societal ramifications of COVID-19 have influenced mental health, drug abuse, and opioid-related overdose rates in our community
• Share how business leaders and congregations can create a new playbook for prevention on the overdose crisis to target resources to those in the greatest need
• Demonstrate how leaders can implement innovative policies to prevent opioid-related overdose and deaths of despair in their communities and save lives

Oct 29, 2020 10:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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