Opioid Task Force

MEETING SCHEDULE  ***All meetings begin at 6:30pm in the First Floor Meeting Room at City Hall
January 17, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 20, 2019
July 18, 2019
August 15, 2019
September 19, 2019
October 17, 2019
November 21, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 16, 2020

OVERVIEW
The Mayors Opioid Task Force is a group of organizations and individuals united in their commitment to reduce the tragic consequences that stem from the use of heroin and other opiates.

EDUCATION, NEWS AND INFORMATION 
The below links are provided as guides, news and educational information & tools.

Opioid Overdoses Kill More Americans than Car Crashes (January 2019)
City of Bristol Receives State Grant to Address Opioid Crisis (December 2018)-Press Release
Parenting and the Opioid Crisis-How to start the conversation (CT Mirror-December 31 2018)
The Opioid Crisis and Connecticut's Workforce Whitepaper (November 28, 2018)
Drug Deaths expected to remain level in 2018 (CTMirror Article-Sept 13, 2018)
Dr. Ruth Potees-The Physiology of Addiction, May 2018
American Addiction Centers - providing information and resources

MEMBERS: 
Alison Carlson
Carol Cahill
Richard Colbert
Barbara DiNoia
Kathy Dunn
Greg Fortier
Krissy Garrity
Victor Gotteimer
Sandra Kamens
Alison Krell
Laura Mattioli Lewis
Michelle Malone
Jennifer McLeod
Jessica Olandt
Glen Palmisano
Jeffrey Quamme
Andrew Salek
Pat Stebbins
Melissa Thornton

ADVISORY GROUP
Kurt Barwis
William Brownstein
Chris Cassin
Carlos Davila
Mary Fortier -Liaison
Brian Gould
Heidi Joseph
Leslie Kish
Eileen McNulty
Charles Motes
Shannon Multz
Cynthia Petronio-Vazquez
John Ploskonka
Paul Plourd
Judith Stonger
Ellen Zoppo-Sassu - Chair