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NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL TO KEYNOTE SETON HALL LAW OPIOID CONFERENCE

“OPIOIDS: CARE COORDINATION, TRANSITIONS, AND ENGAGEMENT”

What:

A one-day symposium devoted to promising strategies to tackle the opioid epidemic in New Jersey. Speakers and panelists will describe programs for vulnerable people at risk of harm from opioids by employing care coordination and innovative care transitions.

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal will provide keynote remarks. The symposium is open to the public and co-hosted by the Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, its Circuit Review, and its Legislative Journal.

Why:

Thousands of citizens continue to die each year from opioid overdoses, and many more are at risk because they are unable to find care in the community when they are in crisis or are transitioning from one level of care to another. This conference will bring together policymakers, caregivers, and advocates to discuss innovative programs that seek to stem the tide of opioid addiction and overdoses by implementing strategies to connect patients to care across the continuum.

When:

Thursday, February 22, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where:

Seton Hall Law School

One Newark Center

Newark, New Jersey 07102

Who:

Confirmed Speakers include:

- Gurbir S. Grewal, New Jersey Attorney General

- Frank Mazza, Hudson County DOC Community Reintegration Program

- James McGreevey, former NJ Governor and Chairman of the Board, New Jersey Reentry Corporation

- Terrence Walton, COO of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals

- Terry Horton MD, Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine and Medical Director of Project Engage, at Christiana Health Services in Delaware

- Beth Tanzman, Vermont Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access

- Susan Borys, Ed.D, Assistant Division Director, NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Department of Health

- Connie Greene, RWJBarnabas Health’s Institute for Prevention for Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties

 

Other:

For more information and to register, please visit: https://law.shu.edu/events/journal-symposium.cfm

CLE credits pending.

About Seton Hall University School of Law

Founded in 1951 and located in Newark, Seton Hall University School of Law is New Jersey’s only private law school and a leading Catholic law school in the New York metropolitan area. Seton Hall Law is dedicated to preparing students for the practice of law through excellence in scholarship and teaching, with a strong focus on clinical education. The Law School also offers a robust selection compliance programs for law, graduate students, as well as mid-career professionals in the health, life sciences, and financial services sectors.

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