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Dose of Reality: Conferences and Trainings

Opioids, Stimulants, and Trauma Summit

This event is held annually each spring. The 2024 event is May 7-9 with preconference activities on May 6 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. This is an in-person event with all sessions available virtually. Learn more about Opioids, Stimulants, and Trauma Summit.


Naloxone Action Planning Meeting

Naloxone distribution is an essential intervention to prevent fatal opioid-involved overdoses. This event will explain the why and how to reach the goal of naloxone saturation in Wisconsin. Naloxone saturation is achieved when there is sustainable and equitable access to naloxone for distribution to people who use drugs and people who may witness an opioid overdose. 

All people interested in learning how to improve naloxone distribution in their communities are invited to participate in this free online meeting.

We've partnered with UW-Whitewater's Center for Inclusive Transition, Education, and Employment to host this event.

May 14, 2024
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Virtual through Zoom

There is no cost to attend this event. Registration is required. 

Register now

Registration is open through the start of the meeting May 14, 2024.

This event will be recorded. The recording will be posted here. 

Agenda

  • 8:30 a.m.: Opening remarks (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)
  • 8:45 a.m.: Current state of naloxone saturation in Wisconsin (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)
  • 9:05 a.m.: Data on naloxone availability and need in Wisconsin (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)
  • 9:30 a.m.: Achieving naloxone saturation with a mail-order program (Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa)
  • 9:45 a.m.: Break
  • 10:00 a.m.: A model for community-based naloxone distribution (Remedy Alliance / For The People)
  • 11:55 a.m.: Closing remarks (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)
  • 12:00 p.m.: End of the event

Learning objectives

  • Describe the origin and evolution of community-based naloxone distribution
  • Identify best practices for community-based naloxone distribution initiatives
  • Identify the key elements of a naloxone saturation plan as an intervention to prevent fatal opioid-involved overdoses

Continuing education units

Continuing education units are available for portions of this event at no cost through UW-Whitewater. More information on continuing education units will be available soon.

Questions

If you have a question about this meeting, send an email to Tiffaney Nielson at tiffaneym.nielson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Funding for the Naloxone Action Planning event is made possible through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Use Prevention Treatment and Recovery Services Block Grant CFDA 93.959. 


Wisconsin Substance Use Prevention Conference

This event is held every other year. The next Wisconsin Substance Use Prevention Conference is scheduled for 2025. Learn more about Wisconsin Substance Use Prevention Conference

Last revised April 8, 2024