Webinar: Advocating for prevention in communities of color: The role of providers amid the opioid crisis
This webinar will kick off a four-part webinar series for providers aimed at raising awareness about and addressing opioid-related disparities among racial/ethnic minority populations. The webinar will highlight key facts and statistics about opioid misuse and mortality, and the disparities that exist among racial and ethnic minority populations. Speakers will discuss principles, strategies and best practices for preventing opioid misuse, addiction and overdose, and will provide information on how providers can play a role in culturally and linguistically appropriate prevention efforts.
- Gain a better understanding of opioid misuse and addiction and its impact on racial ethnic minority populations.
- Increase awareness of principles, strategies and best practices for preventing opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose in communities of color.
- Identify and share resources for providers and other stakeholders to facilitate culturally and linguistically appropriate prevention efforts.
- CAPT Felicia Collins, MD, MPH, Director, Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Amy Goldstein, PhD, Branch Chief, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Danica Brown, MSW, PhD, Behavioral Health Manager, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
- Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH, MS, Senior Investigator, Institute for Health Research
- Anh P. Nguyen, PhD, Research Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute for Health Research
This webinar will be offered for CE credit for professionals who are certified health education specialists.