"Overview of the Opioid Epidemic and Statewide Response" is the topic of webinar led by Caleb Banta-Green, MSW, MPH, PhD, principal research scientist at the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute. Participants will learn more about the statewide opioid response, the role of evidence-based medical treatments, and the multiple efforts to decrease mortality rates from opioid use by changing the way treatment is delivered.
The webinar is the latest in a series of "Transformation Talks," monthly webinars hosted by the Health Systems Transformation and Innovation team at the Washington State Department of Health. Topics cover a range of issues related to healthcare reform and health systems transformation efforts. These events are open to state agency staff, local public health, and partners statewide.
When: Thursday, July 27, 1:30-2:30 pm