Free conference addressing solutions to opioid crisis, March 26

An all-day event providing multidisciplinary information and solutions to the opioid crisis will be held at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School on Tuesday, March 26. “Breaking the Cycle: Solutions to End the Opioid Crisis” will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at WMU-Cooley’s Auburn Hills campus, 2630 Featherstone Road.

Produced by the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office, the Oakland County Bar Association Medical-Legal Committee and other organizations, and spearheaded by retired Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Fred Mester, the event is limited to 175 guests.

The conference features nationally recognized speaker and former judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski. Switalski and a compendium of other presenters with expertise and experience in the field will discuss changes happening in schools and communities, therapeutic justice initiatives, understanding the impact, and outcomes that have proven effective in the nation’s opioid fight. In addition, WMU-Cooley Professor Lauren
Rousseau will speak about the role of families and community in solving the growing crisis.

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