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September 2020

Washtenaw County Opioid Summit

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 East Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Register now for the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit, organized by the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project. This year's summit will explore how substance use management, treatment, and recovery support services have changed in recent years, and will look at the insights we've gleaned from the pandemic's effect on our local substance use disorder support landscape. The virtual summit will consist of a series of keynote presentations along with five breakout sessions on: Overcoming the barriers of internalized stigma Harm reduction:…

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October 2020

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Work Group Meeting

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual

Co-chaired by Dr. Katrina Bozada, assistant director of the University of Michigan's Psychiatric Emergency Services, and Curtis Thornton, clinical director of Home of New Vision, the Washtenaw Health Initiative’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Work Group includes representatives from more than a dozen of the county’s behavioral health care provider organizations. Participants can join using the following info: Zoom Meeting URL  https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/98476946189

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Hospital community health assessments and improvements (UNITE)

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual

The Unified Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan Team Engagement (UNITE) Group, launched in 2015 by the region’s largest non-profit hospitals, works to identify Washtenaw County health needs, prioritize those needs with the goal of advancing public health and health equity, and inform hospital-driven activities that are designed to address priority needs.

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Medicaid and Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

Members of the Washtenaw Health Initiative's Medicaid/Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment work group will meet to discuss ongoing work, which focuses on helping vulnerable populations in Washtenaw County apply for the health insurance they require.

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WHI Opioid Project

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual

A volunteer organization, the Washtenaw County Opioid Project brings concerned community members together with professionals from law enforcement, public health, community mental health, treatment programs, and hospitals to combat opioid misuse and overdose while meeting the needs of those living with chronic pain. Believing that every person has a part to play in ending the opioid epidemic in Washtenaw County, the project promotes opportunities for residents and professionals to get involved, make a difference, and combat this epidemic. Each month, members…

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November 2020

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Work Group Meeting

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual

Co-chaired by Dr. Katrina Bozada, assistant director of the University of Michigan's Psychiatric Emergency Services, and Curtis Thornton, clinical director of Home of New Vision, the Washtenaw Health Initiative’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Work Group includes representatives from more than a dozen of the county’s behavioral health care provider organizations. Participants can join using the following info: Zoom Meeting URL  https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/98476946189

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WHI Opioid Project

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual

A volunteer organization, the Washtenaw County Opioid Project brings concerned community members together with professionals from law enforcement, public health, community mental health, treatment programs, and hospitals to combat opioid misuse and overdose while meeting the needs of those living with chronic pain. Believing that every person has a part to play in ending the opioid epidemic in Washtenaw County, the project promotes opportunities for residents and professionals to get involved, make a difference, and combat this epidemic. Each month, members…

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December 2020

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Work Group Meeting

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual

Co-chaired by Dr. Katrina Bozada, assistant director of the University of Michigan's Psychiatric Emergency Services, and Curtis Thornton, clinical director of Home of New Vision, the Washtenaw Health Initiative’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Work Group includes representatives from more than a dozen of the county’s behavioral health care provider organizations. Participants can join using the following info: Zoom Meeting URL  https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/98476946189

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WHI Opioid Project

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual

A volunteer organization, the Washtenaw County Opioid Project brings concerned community members together with professionals from law enforcement, public health, community mental health, treatment programs, and hospitals to combat opioid misuse and overdose while meeting the needs of those living with chronic pain. Believing that every person has a part to play in ending the opioid epidemic in Washtenaw County, the project promotes opportunities for residents and professionals to get involved, make a difference, and combat this epidemic. Each month, members…

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