National Recovery Month Webinar: Assisting Communities to Incorporate Recovery Initiatives at all Intercept Points of the Criminal Justice System
On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET, The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice, in collaboration with the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Executive Office of the President of the United States, will host a free webinar on recovery principles and the importance of medication-assisted treatment.
In recognition of National Recovery Month, OJP is pleased to host this webinar featuring OJP Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine Sullivan and Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Jim Carroll.
Representing OJP and ONDCP—two agencies that have helped make Recovery Month a year long, committed endeavor—these national leaders will discuss their efforts to continue promoting the adoption of medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorders in community and corrections settings. The webinar will also focus on OJP initiatives that expand and enhance the quality of evidence-based addiction treatment, including access to lifesaving medication with continuing care for individuals in the community.
Katharine Sullivan, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs
Jim Carroll, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Siobhan Morse, Director of Clinical Services/Research-Special Projects, Behavioral Health Division, Universal Health Services (UHS)
Andrew Klein, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (RSAT-TTA) Project Director, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.
Jac Charlier, Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) TTA Provider and Executive Director of the TASC Center for Health and Justice
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