Preventing Harm: Addressing and Preventing Opioid Addiction and Overdoses


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the public health problem of overdose from heroin/prescription opioids;
  2. Restate at least three actions that have been used in local community-based responses to opioid dependence in New York State; and
  3. Name at least two actions that response personnel can take to link individuals into care and treatment.

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Participant Information

4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

Program Evaluation

Using the rating scale, please rate the following.


Objectives/Learner's achievement of each objective
12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Val White, Deputy Director HIV, STD, HCV, Prevention and Administration, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Presenter 2
14. Steve Hanson, Associate Commissioner, Division of Treatment and Practice Innovation, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Presenter 3
15. Sharon Stancliff, MD, Medical Director, Harm Reduction Coalition

Presenter 4
16. (Not applicable)

Presenter 5
17. (Not applicable)

Conflict of Interest

Outcomes of Education

23. Please list up to three specific barriers you have identified that will prevent you from incorporating what you have learned into practice.


24. Please list up to three specific strengths of this learning activity/offering.

25. Please list up to three specific areas to improve this learning activity/offering.

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(Not eligible for continuing education credits)