Shelby County

Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Summit

Event Schedule

04.08.21
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Morning Schedule
8:45
AM

Welcome and Housekeeping

With Scarlett Moldovan
8:55
AM

A Word from the Summit Organizer: Memphis Area Prevention Coalition

With Jack Wyatt
9:00
AM

Substance Use and Tennessee

With Anthony Jackson, Director of Prevention in the Division of Substance Abuse Services TDOH

This session will provide an overview of Shelby County and Tennessee data on substance use and issues. Also, there will be an overview of the Tennessee Substance Use Prevention Network and activities carried out by community partners. Data will be presented from the student survey that is used to inform state and local prevention planning efforts and serves as a tool for evaluating the impact of prevention strategies aimed at reducing opioid and other alcohol and drug misuse.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the goals of the Tennessee Prevention Network and where community partners are located in Tennessee.
  • Identify the role that Coalitions play in substance use prevention statewide and what their three priorities are.
  • Understand the priority population of the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists and what the focus of their work is.
  • Have a better understanding of the TN Together Student Survey and other data and assess the state level priorities for substance use prevention.
9:50
AM

Break

10:00
AM

A Word from Our Sponsor: Shelby County Health Department

10:05
AM

Comparison of Opioid Data for 2020 & 2021: Shelby County TN

With Rachel Rice, MPH

In this presentation we will go over a geographical and demographic breakdown of Shelby County. This will be followed by a review of trends in 2020 and 2021 data which will include medical examiner data, ESSENCE-TN data, and ODMAP data. Following the review of ODMAP data, a summary of the residual impact of May 2020 surge on data will be provided.

Learning Objectives
  • Background on Shelby County and local Opioid Epidemic
  • WTRFC Medical Examiner data
  • ESSENCE-TN emergency Department data
  • ODMAP data
10:55
AM

Break

11:05
AM

A Word from Our Sponsor: Vertava Health

11:10
AM

Stigma: Let’s Cut it Out

With Tiffany Burks, LMSW

This presentation serves to bring an awareness of the stigma that surrounds Substance Use Disorder. Defines Stigma, how it hurts, its impact on treatment and recovery, and ways to reduce it.

Learning Objectives
  • Define Stigma
  • Discuss the Harmful Effects of Stigma
  • Learn ways to reduce Stigma
Afternoon Schedule
12:00
PM

CE and Lunch Announcements

With Scarlett Moldovan
12:05
PM

Lunch with Music

With Austin Carroll & Josh Weil
12:30
PM

Welcome Back/Intro Into Second Half of Summit

With Scarlett Moldovan
12:35
PM

A Word from Our Sponsor: Lakeside Behavioral Health System

12:40
PM

Ending Stigma Through Peer Recovery

With Allen Burnette, CPRS

We are ending Stigma by building relationships with different organizations/ Silos in our communities by being a Face and a Voice of someone in long term recovery…sharing our experiences, strength, & hope as well as the resources that supported myself.

Learning Objectives
  • Learning that recovery is possible & recovery is real
  • Recovery Is The New High
1:30
PM

Break

1:40
PM

A Word from Our Sponsor: Alliance Health Services

1:45
PM

Holistic Approach to Treatment

With Bryan Owens, MSW, CPRS

The presentation will offer ideas for treating mental health and substance use disorders. It will bring up innovative modalities to inspire hope and change in high-risk people. It will incorporate principles from recovery such as courage, humility, willingness, brotherly-love, self-discipline, and service.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify barriers to treatment
  • Discover long-term buy-in for client
  • Recognize differing routes to recovery
  • Discuss possibilities of implementation
2:25
PM

Break

2:30
PM

A Word from Our Sponsor: United Healthcare Community Plan

2:35
PM

Timbi Talks about Addiction: Helping Children Cope with a Parent’s Addiction

With Trish Luna, MA & Janet Hellier, MS

Timbi Talks about Addiction provides children who have a parent struggling with substance use disorder (SUD) with evidence-based tools and trauma-informed resources to protect against the effect of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Children learn strategies to help mitigate the devastating impact of ACEs. Resilience-building and agency-promoting concepts and practices are introduced and explored in language that is accessible to young children.

Learning Objectives
  • List at least three (3) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) a child in a family with addiction is likely to be subjected to.
  • Identify at least 3 physical responses to stress that children can be taught to recognize as their body’s response to chronic stress and difficult feelings.
  • Demonstrate several techniques children can employ to combat ACEs with the help of a caregiver, like a parent, grandparent, teacher, court advocate, or therapist.
  • Describe several techniques children can employ to combat ACEs on their own, developing coping mechanisms they can deploy whenever necessary.
3:25
PM

Break

3:35
PM

A Word from Our Sponsor: First Step Recovery

3:40
PM

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction: Successful Strategies to Support Youth and Families Affected by Substance Use

With Brian Maus, MA

This presentation will highlight successful program activities, outreach and prevention strategies implemented at Camp Mariposa, an award-winning addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth affected by substance use in their family. It will highlight core elements of the program model, with an emphasis on how these elements can be adapted to support youth in a variety of community settings. Finally, this presentation will highlight the importance of building community at multiple levels when working with youth experiencing significant trauma due to familial substance use.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify multiple ways the opioid epidemic has impacted youth
  • Learn the benefits of group and peer mentoring for youth affected by a family member’s substance use disorder
  • Share specific strategies to support youth and families in their local communities
  • Understand the importance of community in helping youth break the intergenerational cycle of addiction
4:30
PM

Closing Remarks

With Scarlett Moldovan