DEA 360 Strategy: 7th Annual Community Drug Awareness Day Conference

DEA 360 Strategy: 7th Annual Community Drug Awareness Day Conference
Event on 2016-07-29 08:30:00
To view or download original .pdf click image above or click here DEA 360 Strategy: 7th Annual Community Drug Awareness Day Conference Prevention, treatment, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel, persons in recovery, faith community, and anyone who wants to learn more about drug supply and demand challenges, as well as our regional efforts to address substance abuse and how to become part of the solution!  An educational conference to provide the latest information on substance abuse and drug challenges within our community and what we are doing about them. Topics will include: Welcome and opening remarks by City, County, State, and Federal Officials Drug trafficking trends in the Houston region Opiate and Prescription Drug abuse and treatment Pathways to Recovery: Opiate Addiction Treatment DEA 360 Strategy What is the DEA 360 Strategy? A comprehensive approach tackling the cycle of violence and addiction generated by the link between drug cartels, violent gangs, and the rising problem of prescription opioid and heroin abuse in U.S. cities. DEA 360 involves:  Coordinated Law Enforcement operations targeting all levels of drug trafficking organizations and violent gangs supplying drugs to our neighborhoods Engaging drug manufacturers, wholesalers, practitioners, and pharmacists through Diversion Control to increase awareness of the opioid epidemic and encourage responsible prescribing practices, and use of opioid painkillers throughout the medical community Community Outreach and partnership with local organizations following enforcement operations, equipping and empowering communities to fight the opioid epidemic  Goals: Stopping the deadly cycle of heroin and opioid pill abuse by eliminating drug trafficking organizations and gangs fueling violence on the streets and cycles of addiction in our communities Partnering with the medical community and others to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription opioid misuse and the link to heroin Strengthening community organizations best positioned to provide long-term help and support for building drug-free communities Space is limited. Registrations will be granted on a first come, first serve basis. FAQs What are my parking options getting to the event? Parking is free and adjacent to the HCC Building. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No. You may bring either the printed or mobile phone version of your ticket the day of the event. The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? No. The name on the ticket must match the attendee for a successful check-in the day of the event. Who can get CEU credit for this event? Currently, we are able to provide CEU credit for LCDCs. For those in law enforcement, we are able to provide TCOLE credits. Can I register for my coworker, friend, boss, etc.? Absolutely. When registering, simply type your name and information under Your Information and type in everyone (coworkers, friends, boss) you'd like to register for the event, including yourself, under the heading of Registration 1…2…3… – General Admission.   

at Houston Community College – West Loop Campus Auditorium
5601 West Loop South
Houston, United States

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