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RALI Webinar: Strategies to Prevent Opioid Misuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Sen. Blackburn

On July 21, RALI gathered a panel of substance abuse experts to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the continuing opioid crisis and mental health of Tennessee residents. This webinar featured a discussion of these challenges, as well as strategies and new resources for Tennessee residents from the following experts:

  • Senator Marsha Blackburn

  • Mark O’Brien Policy Director, RALI

  • Joe Abdalla, Executive Director, Code 3 Association

  • General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

  • Tony Jackson, Director of Prevention Services, Division of Substance Abuse Services, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

  • Tom Starling, EdD, Chief Executive Director, Mental Health America of the MidSouth


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