The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health hosts:
Syringe Service Programs — A Critical Public Health Intervention
Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 2-3 PM ET
This webinar will allow you to engage with HHS leadership around syringe services programs (SSPs), which are an important community-based prevention program that can save lives, combat the nation’s opioid crisis, reduce the transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C and support individuals in accessing SUD/OUD treatment services.
Speakers: ADM Brett Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health and Senior Adviser for Opioid Policy; RADM Jonathan Mermin, MD MPH, Director, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (invited); and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (invited).
Participants: state/local public health, law enforcement, corrections, harm reduction organizations, state/local elected officials, SUD/OUD programs, faith-based organizations, federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs), healthcare providers and other relevant organizations.
Even if you cannot make the webinar, please register to receive invites to future events and resources.
We look forward to engaging with you on July 30!
Kay A. Strawder, JD, MSW
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Region 9
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
90 Seventh Street, Suite 5-100 | San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone 415.437.8070 | Cell 301.974.9322 | Fax 415.437.8004 | * firstname.lastname@example.org
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