“Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Small & Rural Communities in Western Mass."

Event Details

September 6, 2019
8:30 am-12:15 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
free, with pre-registration required
Ashley Osorio, Events Manager

Room change: This event is now taking place in the Campus Center Auditorium

Join the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences for a forum, “Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Small and Rural Communities in Western Massachusetts.”

This forum will focus on the numerous ways in which the opioid crisis has impacted Western Massachusetts, with particular attention paid to the social and economic consequences for small and rural communities. Unique challenges and innovative solutions will be highlighted.

A continental breakfast will be served during registration between 8 and 8:30 a.m.
We hope that you will be able to join us. Seating is limited, so please register as soon as possible. The agenda can be found on the Massachusetts Health Policy Website

This work is supported through the  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundationthe University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health SciencesRIZE Massachusetts Foundation, and Baystate Health.  The issue brief is being produced in collaboration with the Brandeis-Harvard NIDA Center to Improve System Performance of Substance Use Disorder Treatment and the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative (OPRC).