Friday, February 15, 2019

Opioid Conference in Brigham City

There will also be a Drug Take-Back Event later that day (4:30-6:00) at the same location with a free Naloxone training and health screenings provided. 

Attached is a flyer for the Conference and Drug Take-Back Event. 

Topics to be presented include:
  • The connection between opioids and suicide
  • Dr. Amber A. Mortenson, Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist at the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare
  • Science of Prevention
  • Rob Timmerman, Salt Lake County Regional Prevention Director
  • Pain management & alternative to opioids
  • Dr. Amber A. Mortenson, Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist at the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare
  • Different types of treatment and more about Medication Assisted Therapy/Treatment
  • Jared Bohman, LCSW, Deputy Directory of Bear River Health Department Substance Abuse Division
  • What IHC providers are doing to reduce the epidemic
  • Dr. Eric Barker, Physician at IHC Logan Regional Hospital
  • What first responders are seeing and what role they play
  • Detective Jevan Weeks, Box Elder County Strike-Force
  • Conducting community assessments
  • Jess Lucero, PhD, Utah State University Professor
  • Naloxone Training
  • Tim Keady, CHES, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor at Utah State University HEART


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