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Opiod Training
September 06, 2018 : Southern Campus to Host Opioid Response Training, SBIRT
(Ironton, OH) Ohio University Southern is hosting a community workshop in response to the region’s opioid crisis. The session will provide training on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment, or SBIRT.
This workshop seeks to provide strategies for appropriate response to individuals impacted by drug abuse. SBIRT is an evidence based approach which promotes universal screening to identify use, early risks, and abuse and appropriate intervention.
Lyn O’Connell, Ph.D IMFT, and Clinical Coordinator of the MUSBIRT project at Marshall University is the workshop presenter. The project is funded by a federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Grant.
The workshop is hosted by the Southern Campus Workforce Success initiative. Registered participants will meet in the Caucus Room of the Academic Center at the Ironton Campus on September 21, 2018. The workshop is scheduled from 8:30am to 11:30am.
More information can be found on the Ohio University Southern Facebook page:
For more information or to register, please email