Applying the Evidence: Legal and Policy Approaches to Address Opioid Use Disorder in the Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Settings Symposium

O'Neill InstituteThis symposium, hosted by the O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law in partnership with Business for Impact at the McDonough School of Business, is a convening of policymakers; experts in addiction treatment, harm reduction, health care, and law; people with lived experience; and leaders in law enforcement and criminal justice from across the country to discuss successful models for increasing access to treatment medications and evidence-based practices in the criminal justice and child welfare systems. Participants will learn about trends in litigation and legislative reforms related to access to medication to treat opioid addiction. Participants will also learn how to develop, fund, and implement best practices in their own communities to improve outcomes for people with opioid addictions.

Date: October 30, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Washington, DC

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