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Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium 2023


The Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium took place March 30-31, 2023 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.

Symposium Presentations

A Call to Action – Opioid Use Disorders and Rural Resiliency
Michael Ortoll, Founder
Christine Ortoll Recovery Organization

Recorded Presentations & Powerpoints

Symposium Welcome

Keynote Speaker Mike Ortoll


SAMHSA Snapshot: Current & Future Support for Harm Reduction – Michael King, PhD, MSW


Rebound & Recovery: Opioid Prevention & Teen Wellness – Savannah Collier, LCSW & Tai Cole, LCSW


The PROMISE Initiative: Farmers, Opioids, Recovery & Hope – David R. Buys, PhD, MSPH


Opioid Toolkit for Libraries & Extension Programs – Margaret Sullivan, PhD & Carli Lucius, MSW


Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Barbara Andraka-Christou, JD, PhD


Opioid Substitution & Harm Reduction: The Role of Cannabis – Adie Rae (Wilson-Poe), PhD


Integrated Maternal Health: Pregnancy & Beyond –Michael Campbell, PhD, LCSW, Jim Cowser, MSSW, LCSW, & Sandra Boucher, RN


Overdose Prevention: Life Saving Harm Reduction Tools & Strategies – KC Callison, MA, CATC, FCCM & Jacquelyn McMillan, PhD, LCSW

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