WEST TENNESSEE OPIOID SUMMIT
Together with Common Table Health Alliance, Leadership Tennessee, Memphis Area Prevention Coalition, and the Shelby County Health Department, please join us for the West Tennessee Opioid Summit on April 30, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms Park. The event is generously sponsored by Cigna.
Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the effects of opioid abuse in western Tennessee and Memphis. Multiple speakers will share the local impact and response to the opioid epidemic, including perspectives from clinicians, criminal justice, public policy, business, and personal experience.
Mr. Ron Maxey
Dr. Jerry Jones
Dr. Phillip Northcross
Paula Hopper, Serenity Recovery Center
Michael Rallings, MPD
Cristie Travis, Memphis Business Group on Health
Assistant US Attorney Michelle Kimbrel-Parks, U.S. Attorney’s Office
Mr. Brian Owens
Following speaker presentations, participants will work in cross-sector groups to provide real-time solutions and innovations to existing support systems in West Tennessee. The conversation will empower participants to impact the response to the opioid crisis in their own community.
Lunch is provided.