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Safe Med LA Stakeholders Conference

3rd Annual Stakeholders Meeting - Opioids in LA County: Rethinking Practice, Partnerships, and Policy

By Safe Med LA

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 · 8am - 12:15pm PDT


SoCalGas - Energy Resource Center 9240 Firestone Boulevard Downey, CA 90241

About this event

Please join Safe Med LA and its partners for our 3rd Annual Stakeholders Meeting on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM, at the SoCalGas - Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241. (Please note parking instructions!)

Our esteemed keynote speakers are from the intersection of academic study, informed practice, and compassionate community service.

A continental breakfast will be served, courtesy of the USC Institute for Addiction Science. Questions about the event can be directed to Eric Hamilton,, and Naomi Neuman, We look forward to seeing you on October 30!

CME and CE Credits are Available! See below *

* This training is an intermediate course and is targeted to Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists, LMFT’s, LPCC’s, LEP’s, LCSW’s, and Substance Use Disorder counselors. There is no cost to attend this training.

1. Review proposed and current opioid related legislation in California and its impact on Los Angeles County.

2. Differentiate three (3) ways in which various County and community partnerships are working collaboratively to reduce, with the goal of eliminating, opioid associated morbidity and mortality

3. Identify two (2) diverse approaches to expanding access to treatment for opioid use disorders in the Los Angeles County.

4. Discuss ways to integrate opioid and overdose prevention initiatives into the current system of healthcare in Los Angeles County.

5. Identify services and pathways to referral for individuals with public insurance and living in homelessness. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course meets the qualifications for three and one half (3.5) hours of continuing education credit/contact hours (CEs/CEHs). Los Angeles County Department of Public Health-Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Division maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LAC-DPH Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Division is an approved provider of continuing education for CAODCs, SUDRCs, SUDCCs (CADTP, #181) and for RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs and LAADCs (CCAPP, #9-19-316-0721), and for CATCs I/II/III/IV/V/N/i/R (CAADE CEU Provider #: CP40 989 AC 07200).

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Division is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists.

* * Many thanks again to SoCal Gas for providing our venue and the USC Institute for Addiction Science's support of this event.

About the organizer

Organized by
Safe Med LA

Safe Med LA is a broad, cross-sector coalition that is taking a coordinated and multi-pronged approach to comprehensively address prescription drug abuse in Los Angeles County and ensure the health, welfare, and safety of our communities.