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Opioids in the Workplace

Greater Detroit Area Health Council [GDAHC]

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Opioids in the Workplace

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The Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC) and Tri-Community Coalition are hosting an informal Lunch & Learn opportunity accompanied by area experts who will share information about the current opioid crisis and how employers can help employees and their families. In addition to the topics below, learn how to recognize if a person is suffering from Opioid Use Disorder, how all community members can help to diminish this growing trend through education and proper disposal of medications.


Event Topics:

  • How the opioid crisis has managed to reach epidemic proportions
  • What new legislation will do to help and how it affects you
  • How we can end the stigma around addiction by opening up the discussion around mental health
  • How employers can help and utilize their Employee Assistant Programs (EAPs)
  • Community-wide changes and available resources

Special Guest Speakers:

 Rony Foumia
Pharmacy District Leader

Helaine Zack

Oakland County, District 18

Trisha Zizumbo, MSA, CHES
Public Health Education Supervisor
Oakland County Health Division


Event Details:

April 12, 2018
Huntington Woods Public Library, Lower Level

11:00 - 11:40 AM Registration and Lunch
11:40 - 1:00 PM Presentation



A special thank you to FedEx for providing lunch!

Registration is free for this event.



Please contact:

Nicki Gabel

Judy Rubin
Tri-Community Coalition



3rd Annual Opioid Abuse and Heroin Overdose Solutions Summit

For more information on this topic, please consider joining us at the 3rd Annual Opioid Abuse and Heroin Overdose Solutions Summit taking place on May 23 at Burton Manor in Livonia. A more in-depth look at the employer's role will be explored through an engaging conversation with employers currently addressing the crisis, benefits administrators, workers comp representative, and substance abuse directors. Click here for more information and to register.

Have questions about Opioids in the Workplace? Contact Greater Detroit Area Health Council [GDAHC]

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Huntington Woods Public Library
26415 Scotia Road
Huntington Woods, MI 48070

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Greater Detroit Area Health Council [GDAHC]

GDAHC is a cross-sector, multi-stakeholder non-profit organization that leads innovative and transformational programs designed to improve health, increase access to whole-person care and ensure that health care is affordable.

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