Many New York communities are experiencing dramatic increases in the harms related to opioid use. Because responses to public health emergencies vary based on their local context, opioid use and overdose requires multi-stakeholder involvement. This webinar highlighted local stories of successful coalition responses, highlighting community mobilization, policy advocacy and local governmental involvement.
Matt Curtis, Policy Director, VOCAL-NY, Member of SIF-NYC
Katherine Cusano, Deputy Commissioner, Broome County Mental Health Department, Member of Broome Opioid Abuse Council
Adrienne Abbate, Executive Director, Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness, Project Director of Tackling Youth Substance Abuse
Sponsored by: The Advancing Prevention Project, The New York Academy of Medicine (Funded by the NYS Health Foundation)