The Maryland Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation to host a short workshop on how businesses can help combat the opioid crisis. The Foundation is offering the workshop in 10 cities nationwide and Maryland was selected as one of the event sites.
The event is titled “Sharing Solutions Maryland: Opioids and the Workforce” and will take place from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn in Frederick, Maryland on October 9. There is no cost to attend the event but you must register in advance and seats are limited.
From the event’s webpage:
As a part of its Sharing Solutions initiative, the United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation is traveling around the country to discuss how the business community can play a critical role in combating the opioid crisis in both the workplace and community at large.
Join us as we convene local and national employers, substance use disorder experts, and community leaders for conversations on creating drug free workplaces, education and prevention techniques, how to utilize benefits providers, force multipliers for families, investing in communities and more.
Featured speakers include:
- Rich Landis, Co-Director, Technical Assistance Center, Advocates for Human Potential
- John Hindman, Senior International and Public Affairs Advisor, Leidos
- Jay Ruais, Executive Vice President of Field Advancement, Addiction Policy Forum
- Carolyn Cawley, President, United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation
- Anton Bizzell, MD Fellow, United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation
- Josie Beets, Senior Director, National Coordination, SAFE Project US
- Christine Ross, President and CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce