Wednesday September 20 4:10 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


09/27/2017 - 08:30
09/27/2017 - 16:30

The conference will be held September 27 at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, IN. This conference specifically prioritizes law enforcement professionals and current public health practitioners. Others will be accommodated as space permits, but registration is filling up quickly. If you are a member of the law enforcement or public health communities, click here to register!

The conference will feature representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Corrections, Major County Sheriffs of America and Indiana State Police, as well as state and national law enforcement representatives, the Indiana State Department of Health and the Family and Social Services Administration.

Jim McClelland, executive director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement and chairman of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse, will deliver the welcome. Sessions will include lessons learned from the 2015 HIV outbreak in Scott County, a law enforcement panel discussion focusing on efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, and discussions about naloxone, addiction, harm reduction, first responder precautions and partnerships.