2017 Opioid Abuse and Heroin Overdose Summit

2nd Annual Opioid Abuse and Heroin Overdose Solutions Summit

Moving Forward to Affect Change

In 2017, GDAHC and the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority hosted a very successful summit addressing the national opioid crisis and how it has impacted Southeast Michigan. During the summit, presenters spoke about ongoing prevention efforts, legislative initiatives, current trends in research, and new recovery programs. A copy of the summit agenda is available and speaker presentations below.


Full Summit Presentation
Cynthia Arfken, PhD - Setting the Stage
Debra A. Pinals, MD - Substance Use Disorders: A Path Forward for Michigan
Dr. Chad Brummett & Dr. Jennifer Waljee, Michigan-OPEN - The Opioid Epidemic: What is the Role of Acute Pain Prescribing?
Grenae Dudley, PhD - If Your Name's Not on the Bottle
Cathy Callagher, DEA - Combating the Supply








Presenting Sponsor

Associate Sponsor

Community Sponsors

Detroit Recovery Project
SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition

A complete list of event sponsors is available here.