H5 - The Opioid Epidemic: Title V Strategies to Address this Growing Crisis
Karin Downs, RN, MS, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Director / Director, Division of Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood, Boston, Massachusetts
Michael D. Warren, MD, MPH
Deputy Commissioner for Population Health, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee
Atyya Chaudhry, MPP
Senior Program Manager, Health Reform Implementation, Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, Washington DC, District Of Columbia
This workshop session will provide a national policy overview of the opioid epidemic, focusing particularly on policy approaches to maternal opioid use and NAS. In addition, this session will feature Title V programs working to address the opioid epidemic in their respective states and jurisdictions, with specific focus on strategies and partnerships.