HHS Region 5 Opioid Funders Summit
From Preventing Opioid Overdose to Community Resilience: Opportunities for Collaboration between Governmental and Philanthropic Partners
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 5 Opioid Taskforce, in partnership with several philanthropic organizations, is hosting an Opioid Funders Summit on June 18 - 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois to align with the Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy.
The goal of the summit is to develop a regional structure to promote alignment, collaboration, and coordination between governmental and philanthropic partners to address the opioid crisis. The summit planning team is comprised of representatives from the Region 5 Opioid Taskforce, Region 5 state partners, and philanthropic organizations across the region and nation. Region 5 states include Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin; however, summit participation is open to national, regional, and local philanthropic organizations interested in learning more about regional approaches to the opioid crisis.
More information on the meeting is available here.
The summit will be held from Monday, June 18 until Tuesday, June 19 at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association in Chicago, Illinois.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
225 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
For registration information, please contact Nadia Al-Amin at Nadia.Al-Amin@hhs.gov.
- Subject Areas: Behavioral Health