Registration begins at 8:30 am
Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview Dr, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Free to Attend: Includes Breakfast Provided by Panera Bread
Must Register by October 9, 2018 at www.hrcc.org
Speakers and Panelists:
Dr. Randy Jernejcic - Chief Medical Officer at Ahuja Medical Center; Leads UH Steering committee on Opioid Safety
Karen Pierce - Managing Director of Policy Development & Training at Working Partners
Richard N. Selby II - Partner & Attorney at Law managing Commercial Litigation Department at Dworken & Bernstein CO., L.P.A.
Peter Young – Senior Consultant at Paramount Preferred Solutions – affiliate of ProMedica Health Systems
Elizabeth Thames – Deputy State Director at U.S. Senate
Emily Rodriquez – Associate Director, New Market Development, United Way of Greater Cleveland
Ben Miladin – Director of Health, United Way of Greater Cleveland
Scott Osiecki – Chief Executive Officer at ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County
Ohio has one of the nation’s highest per capita overdose death rates and has become the posterchild for the opioid crisis in national media. This is a public health crisis and a dire threat to the workforce and the economic vitality of our state. American employers lose $80 billion annually in productivity, absenteeism, accident and healthcare costs due to drug abuse and addiction. One in three employers do not have any element of a comprehensive drug-free workplace program in place to protect their businesses.
CSU Small Business Development Center and the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce have partnered to bring a panel of experts from various organizations to address the current opioid epidemic and what employers can do to protect their businesses and assist employees. This is a great opportunity to support a workshop that is providing tools, resources and education to assist employers and their families with helping their employees become stable, healthy and well.