2021 Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit
RTI is looking forward to participating in the 2021 Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit which aims to address the issues of drug overdoses and addiction. Now in its fourth year, the Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit is the ONLY educational event focused on addressing this crisis. The Stimulant Summit provides clinical, law enforcement, and public health professionals with practical strategies and solutions.
RTI will be presenting at an event focusing on the intersection between how law enforcement and public health officials handle drug use and overdose deaths. Our Senior Research Public Health Analyst Jon E. Zibbell, PhD will be presenting alongside experts from the Tucson Police Department and Police Executive Research Forum.
The Impact of Law Enforcement Drug Interdiction Strategies and Public Health Partnerships on Addressing Stimulant Use and Overdose Deaths
Friday, October 15, 3:15 PM–4:15 PM
- Discuss some of the harms associated with traditional law enforcement drug interdiction strategies.
- Describe specific strategies that have been implemented in various law enforcement agencies that incorporate public health and harm reduction principles.
- Identify some of the barriers and challenges law enforcement have faced when implementing these programs.
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