State Health Leadership: Understanding & Responding to the Lifelong Effects of Opioid Exposure

Jun 08, 2018 03:00pm -
Jun 08, 2018 04:30pm

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Event Description

The consequences of the nation’s opioid epidemic have significant impacts on America’s children and families. Harms from opioids affect infants, children and families in many ways, from the effects of opioid exposure and withdrawal on infants born to mothers using opioids to the challenge of providing stable care to children while struggling with addiction. These early childhood experiences have lifelong impacts on health and quality of life and are also significantly impacting state services and systems including health care, addiction/substance abuse treatment, child protective services, foster care, courts, and schools. In response to this crisis, state and territorial health officials are leading across government using multi-sector, statewide solutions to protect and support families. Join this Live webcast event and learn from researchers, peer health officials, and other national leaders addressing the effects of the opioid epidemic on children and families. Presenters will offer their perspectives and share innovative approaches to prevent ACEs relating to opioid use and to promote healthy caregiver-child relationships that help buffer the effects of trauma. All participants will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion of the most pressing needs and promising approaches, and to share experiences and pose questions to panelists.

Event Type:Live Webinar
Early registration ends on May 03, 2018.
Regular registration starts on May 04, 2018 and ends on Jun 07, 2018.
Late registration starts on Jun 08, 2018.

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