Skip to main content
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Systems Thinking and Opioids

February 5, 2019

In the February session of Hot Topics in Practice, Mike Fraser, CEO of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, reviews how public health professionals can take a lead in preventing opioid misuse.

Public health agencies play a key role in preventing opioid misuse and addiction. In the February session of Hot Topics in Practice, Mike Fraser, CEO of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, will review how public health professionals can take a lead in addressing the root causes of this crisis.

This one-hour webinar is the second session in a two-part series exploring how leaders can use systems thinking to understand and find new solutions to complex problems. The presentation will highlight opportunities for public health agencies to bring epidemiological expertise and a systems perspective to addiction prevention efforts in their communities. Fraser will also share a comprehensive, cross-sector approach to substance misuse and addiction for adaptation at state and local levels.

Register today to learn upstream strategies for preventing opioid misuse. For more information, watch part one of the series.

A Public Health Approach to the Opioid Crisis

Date: February 26, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; leaders developing or implementing substance misuse and prevention plans

Presenter

Michael Fraser, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
 

About Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.