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The Opioid Epidemic: From the Front Lines to the Boardroom

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12
October
Thursday
8:30AM
12:30PM
1 day
12
October
Thursday
8:30AM
12:30PM
1 day

 

On Thursday, October 12th, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the National Safety Council will host The Opioid Epidemic: From the Front Lines to the Boardroom, Best Practices & Recommendations for Addressing Substance Use – a forum highlighting how substance use is impacting the business community with an emphasis on addressing the opioid crisis.

This half-day conference will focus on solutions to improving access for substance use treatment in the workplace. 

Speakers will discuss the following topics:  

  • Coordinating public and private-sector efforts to maximize impact.   
  • Showcasing employer-led strategies to discuss how businesses can be part of the solution.       

 

Confirmed Speakers Include: 

  • Deborah Hersman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Safety Council
  • Carolyn Cawley, President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • The Honorable Bill Foster, 11th District of Illinois, U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Evan Jenkins, 3rd District of West Virginia, U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Mary Bono, Principal, Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting and Former Congresswoman from California
  • Eric Goplerud PhD., Vice President & Senior Fellow, Public Health Department, NORC at the University of Chicago
  • Richard Baum, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Ronald Flegel, Director, Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Dr. John Dreyzehner, MPH, FACOEM, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health & National Safety Council Board Member  
  • Dr. Terry Horton, FACP, FASAM, Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine and Medical Director, Project Engage, Christiana Care Health System 
  • Heather Healy, Director, Employee Assistance Program, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
  • Dr. Robert 'Neal' Mills, MBA, Medical Director, Aon Hewitt
  • Eric Bailly, Business Solutions Director, Anthem, Inc.
  • Lisa Allen, President and CEO, Ziegenfelder Company
  • Randy Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

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