Let’s Connect: Opioids & Our Workplaces – Business Forum

The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce and the Mashpee Substance Use Task Force Present: Let’s Connect: Opioids & Our Workplaces- Business Forum.

The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce and the Mashpee Substance Use Task Force realize that education is paramount when combatting the Opioid epidemic.  The goal of this forum is to educate employers about substance use addiction and help them create a safe and healthy environment where both the employees and businesses thrive. This event is open to the business community and the public. The event takes place on Wednesday, December 6th from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the New Seabury Country Club in Mashpee. Featured speakers Jamie Tessler, MS, MPH and Cora Roelofs, ScD., of the Health Tech Committee, MA Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health will deliver their presentation “Prevention is the Prevention: Opioid Addiction and Work-Related Injuries”. Additional Featured Speakers Catherine E. Reuben and Arielle B. Kristan of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein, LLP will present “Employment Law Consideration”.

In addition, participants will hear local statistics from law enforcement representatives and compelling stories from people who are recovering from addiction.

Tickets are $28* and include coffee during registration and a deli luncheon buffet. A panel discussion is scheduled during lunch and a Narcan training will take place following lunch for anyone interested in participating.

Please RSVP by December 1st by purchasing tickets online, calling the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce, or emailing info@mashpeechamber.com. To purchase tickets please go use the link provided below or call the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce at 508-477-0792. For more information, please contact the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce at 508-477-0792.




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The Mashpee Substance Use Task Force started in September 2016 with the overall mission of reducing and eliminating overdose deaths.  We all take this mission very seriously and are committed through education, prevention and treatment to build a healthy, safe and drug free community.  The Task Force has proactively developed Drop-In Nights for Substance Use Resources and Treatment to help those struggling with substance use disorder and their families. Visit www.itsnevertooearly.com for more details on the Substance Use Task Force.

 

*tickets purchased online subject to processing fees. Pay over the phone or in person to avoid extra fees.

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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