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2024 Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium

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The 2024 Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium took place April 11-12 in Tallahassee, Florida. This event was hosted by the Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (SE ROTA RC), housed in the FSU College of Social Work’s Stoops Center for Communities, Families, and Children.

SE ROTA RC develops and disseminates training and technical assistance to address opioid and stimulant use affecting rural communities in the eight states in Region 4.

Catalyzing Change: Strengthening Community Capacity for Opioid Response

Recorded Presentations & PowerPoints

Symposium Welcome – April 11, 2024

Welcome
ELLEN PIEKALKIEWICZ

Director, Florida State University Stoops Center for Communities, Families, and Children and Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center Director

Dismantling Myths:
An Expert Panel Unraveling Opioids, Overdose, and Treatment Misconceptions

Opioid Use & Misuse Myths
LISA SHERRY, DR. PAUL KNOLL
DR. BARBARA “BASIA” ANDRAKA-CHRISTOU

How to Support Families and Address Traumatic Systems

How to Support Families and Address Traumatic Systems
DR. HEATHER HOWARD

Harm Reduction Goes Mainstream:
Lessons from Two Years of Naloxone Distribution at Music Festivals

Harm Reduction Goes Mainstream: Lessons from Two Years of Naloxone Distribution at Music Festivals
INGELA TRAVERS-HAYWARD

Keynote Session on April 11, 2024:
Key Substance Use and Mental Health Measures in HHS Region 4

Substance Use and Mental Health in HHS Region 4: Estimates from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
SAMANTHA BROWN

Trauma Informed De-Escalation

Revised Resilience through
De-escalation

OFFICER SEAN WYMAN

Welcome on April 12, 2024

SAMHSA Rural Behavioral Health Activities & Resources
HUMBERTO CARVALHO

Collective Impact through UNSHAME KY

Strengthening Community Capacity for Opioid Response through Addiction Stigma Reduction Campaigns
JODYANN McINTOSH

Empowering Resilience:
Building Protective Factors through Practical Strategies and Proven Approaches

Empowering Resilience: Building Protective Factors through Practical Strategies and Approaches
MACHELLE M. THOMPSON
SAVANNAH COLLIER

Recent Efforts in Suicide Prevention

Recent Efforts in Suicide Prevention
NICOLE DEMPSEY

Keynote:
Speaking Through Me: A Cinematic Approach to Youth Substance Use Prevention

Speaking Through Me: A Cinematic Approach to Youth Substance Use Prevention
DR. KRISTEN GILLILAND

Reducing the Risks and Harms of Opioids: The Role of Cannabis

Opioid Substitution and Harm Reduction: The Role of Cannabis
DR. ADIE RAE WILSON-POE

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Patients with
Opioid Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting
DR. BLAKE FAGAN
CARRIEDELLE FUSCO
ZACH WHITE

Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks
SAVANNAH COLLIER

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