Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit
More than Opioids: Bolster Equity. Center Lived Experiences.
Address Poly-Drug Use.

May 4-6, 2021 



(General Attendee Registration Fee is $25 per person)

Check out the website for more detailed information:
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Professional hours will be offered for sessions via the NCSAPPB.

Attendees will have access to view sessions On Demand after the Summit, allowing attendees to complete surveys and receive the professional hours for those sessions approved by the NCSAPPB.


Plenary Topics

May 4
Centering Lived Experiences 
Daryl V. Atkinson, Co-Director Forward Justice
May 5
Poly-Drug Use 
Andrea G. Barthwell, MD, DFASAM
May 6
A Conversation about Equity
Tracie M. Gardner, Vice President of Policy Advocacy and 
Haner Hernandez, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI 


Other Topics to be addressed: 

Harm Reduction, Care, Prevention, Research and Data, Justice and Reform, Treatment and Recovery, Opioids, Legislative Updates and many more 

Other Highlights:
Daily morning mindfulness opportunities
Networking and Engagement opportunities
Poster Presentations and Sponsor Booths
Conversation Board and Resources


2021 Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit Planning Committee


Alan Dellapenna
Alyssa Kitlas
Amanda Isac
Anna Godwin
Anna Stanley
Charity Anderson
Elyse Powell
Glorina Stallworth

Jessica Dicken
Karen Wade
Kendall Wood
Margaret Bordeaux
Nidhi Sachdeva
Sara Smith
Stacey Stottler
Toska Cooper

Sponsored by NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, and Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Overdose Data to Action (# 6 NU17CE925024-02-01), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs (#SP022087)