Revive RVA: Regional Solutions to the Opioid Crisis has ended

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Thursday, October 26

8:30am EDT

9:00am EDT

Opening Session

Dr. Robert l. DuPont - Combatting the Opioid Overdose Death Epidemic: New Thinking and Action Steps

Dr, Omar Abubaker - A family perspective

Thursday October 26, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am EDT
Grand Ballroom

10:30am EDT

Emergency Response to the Opioid Crisis
This session is designed to give a basic overview and introduction to the opioid epidemic in Central Virginia. The panel will begin with a regional, state and national overview of statistics, figures and trends regarding the epidemic. The overview will be followed by a local "boots on the ground" perspective from regional fire and emergency medical services (EMS) professionals.

Thursday October 26, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

10:30am EDT

K-16 Education Perspectives
This session is designed to give an introduction to opioids and what K-12 schools and higher education are doing to address issues related to the current opioid crisis.  You will learn what opioids are, where they can be found, who is using them and how will you know. Hear directly from a student and a parent, as well as experts in the field.

Thursday October 26, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

10:30am EDT

National and State Perspectives on Best Practices in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
Experts in the field of Substance Use Disorders will present evidence based treatment options for those with opiate use disorders. Regional Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) will be mapped and opportunities for additional service growth will be shared.

Thursday October 26, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

10:30am EDT

Perspectives from the Medical Community
This session includes a panel of experts in the field of pain management from both a clinical and pharmaceutical perspective and substance use addiction treatment. Each panel member will discuss his/her unique perspective and experiences responding to the opioid crisis followed by a facilitated discussion and responses to audience questions. We will explore how pain management is changing in response to the opioid epidemic, the growing need for addiction treatment and referral services, and legislation/regulations that are affecting clinicians and pharmacists.We hope to have an engaging discussion that will lead to actionable items.

Thursday October 26, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

10:30am EDT

10:30am EDT

Public Safety Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis
This session is designed to explore the opioid crisis through the perspectives of Public Safety officials. A panel of experts will discuss where the illegal drugs are originating and how they are entering Central Virginia. They will also focus on the impact opioids have on public safety, new initiatives, the recovery programs in the jails and the challenges public safety is encountering.

Thursday October 26, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

12:00pm EDT

Lunch (will be provided)
Thursday October 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

1:00pm EDT

Community Response
Thursday October 26, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Grand Ballroom

2:00pm EDT

3:00pm EDT

REVIVE Training (additional registration is required)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

The summit will offer free training from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on how to administer naloxone following an actual or suspected overdose of heroin or opioids. Naloxone, which is available in Virginia without a prescription, can temporarily reverse the drugs' toxic effects, allowing time to seek professional medical attention.

The training, developed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, is intended for family and friends of someone who is at risk of an overdose. The class provides hands-on instruction on the administration of naloxone's nasal form and is restricted to individuals 18 and older. Registration is mandatory in order to attend the training. To register, go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZZC6V6X The training is limited to 150 participants, and they will leave the session with a complimentary dose of naloxone.


Melissa Ackley

Prevention Manager, Chesterfield County MH/MR/SA- Prevention
We are an OPT-R and PFS grantee
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John Beaver

Outreach Coordinator/CPRSS, SAARAofVirginia
Outreach Coordinator and Community Resource Specialist, Detox Nurse , DOC, Emergency, First Responder, MasterTrainer in REVIVE partnering with the DBHDS. CPRSS with the Saara Center for Recovery in a Peer to Peer Recovery Community Center.

Allyson Butler

Prevention, Chesterfield County

Janet Loving

Program Manager, Chesterfield CSB

Wendy Phillips

Clinician, Henrico Mental Health

Monica Robinson

Clinical Program Supervisor, RBHA
Prevention -opioid epidemic Strengthening Families

Andrea Wilkinson

richmond Behavioral Health

Thursday October 26, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT