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GMA Opioid Workshop

September 1, 2017
GMA held a workshop on the opioid crisis on August 24 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. Researchers, community health advocates, law enforcement and community groups provided information on the crisis and its impact on Georgia. The focus of the workshop was on how city officials can address the issue.

Resources
Georgia's Opioid Crisis (PDF)
PowerPoint presentation of Brigitte Manteuffel, Senior Research Associate, Georgia Health Policy Center.

State Targeted Response to Opioid Crisis (PDF)
PowerPoint presentation of Virginia Dixon, STR Opioid Grant Project Director, Addictive Diseases Division, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis (PDF)
Joint report by the National League of Cities and the National Association of Counties.