HHS Live Stream-National Recovery Month Event
Live from Washington D.C., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will convene national leaders and experts to talk about the opioid epidemic and other addictions to raise awareness, encourage compassion, reinforce the role of community and families in long-term recovery and prevention, and make a call to action.
You can host a post-broadcast conversation in your community with local experts and discuss approaches that will foster healing for individuals and families and align regional efforts to renew wholeness in your community.
Tim Goeglein, Senior Advisor to the President and Vice President for External Relations at Focus on the Family
Live-Stream Expert Panelists:
- VADM Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH
20th U.S. Surgeon General, anesthesiologist, public health advocate, former Indiana State Health Commissioner.
- Elinore McCance-Katz, MD, PhD
HHS's first Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Christopher Jones, MPH, CAPT, US Public Health Service
Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hope in Action: An overview of the Practical Toolkit for faith and community leaders in the face of the opioid epidemic
This webinar will review the six different strategies outlined in the Partnership Center’s Practical Toolkit which faith leaders and your community can support prevention efforts, reduce risk, and provide support to those in and seeking recovery. We want to advance your efforts to usher in a culture of compassion toward those struggling with addiction and its often severe consequences. If you are interested in saving lives and preventing future generations from harm, we encourage you to register and join our discussion.