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Solving the Unsolvable A New Look at the Opioid Epidemic and Addiction in Adolescents

The primary purpose of the Solving the Unsolvable online discussion and symposium event is to bring together key stakeholders (located or affiliated with southeastern Massachusetts) involved in the current opioid epidemic to identify in-school needs and possible solutions to the prevention and treatment to addiction in adolescents and young adults. Partners in developing and conducting the symposium are the National Network of Libraries of Medicine - New England Region - (NNLM-NER) located at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester and The Learning Curve Consortium (TLCC), also located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Participants from school districts in southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod can include counselors, school nurses, librarians, teachers and/or administrators. Participants from the medical community can include medical professionals, health care providers, medical library specialists, and community members on relevant task forces.

Organization:
The Learning Curve
Department:
NA
Organization Type:
K-12
Funded Dates: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 to Sunday, April 30, 2017
Funding Amount: 
$8,600
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Health Professionals - Physicians
Health Professionals - Public Health Workforce
Consumers - Patients & Families
Health Professionals - Veterinarians
Health Professionals - Mental Health
Students - K-12
Educators
Population
Youth-Teens