12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
- Kathryn Cates-Wessel (CEO/American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry) discussed the Opioid Response Network, which is a SAMHSA funded program including a group of diverse individuals and organizations “working collaboratively to address the opioid and stimulant crisis in this country”. Kathryn will specifically spoke about their justice network, connecting justice representatives and organizations with our treatment community.
- Jessica Hulsey (CEO/Addiction Policy Forum Founder) discussed the work of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN), which is a NIDA funded program, connecting research based intitiatives with treatment and the justice systems. “The Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM Initiative, or NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, will support the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to study approaches to increase high-quality care for people with opioid misuse and OUD in justice settings. JCOIN will test strategies to expand effective treatment and care in partnership with local and state justice systems and community-based treatment providers”.