Institute of Politics

Opioid Overdose Epidemic - Indiana

In partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), the Institute of Politics hosted an Opioid Epidemic Forum at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, Pa. on April 26, 2017. The event featured a keynote address from Josh Shapiro, Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. There were also presentations on increasing access to treatment, warm handoff protocols, partnering law enforcement and public health, and best practices in perscribing from regional experts. To learn more about the Institute's opioid work please visit our opioid epidemic project page

For a summary of the event please click here