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Event Name: Community Conversation
Target Audience: All
Date: Wednesday, September 16
Time: 6-8pm ET
Registration: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/dc-community-3/register
Description: HIPS will be hosting its third Community Conversation of the year on safer consumption spaces (SCSs) -- also known as safer injection facilities. Join this virtual event to learn more about what SCSs are, existing models, their benefits and research on their efficacy, current U.S. policy, and what implementing a site in DC might look like. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Name: Maternal Health Summit
Date: September 17 - 18, 2020 Time: 9:30a - 1:30pm
Description: Assist physicians and healthcare professionals who care for pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance-exposed infants make clinically appropriate and individualized treatment decisions that will promote the best possible outcome for both mother and infant.
Registration: https://forms.hubilo.com/DBH-MaternalHealth

Name: Supporting Aging Adults with SUD long-term care/skilled nursing facilities
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 10:00a -3:30pm
Description: Build knowledge and awareness about Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder among the geriatric and post-acute care professional; and Provide SNF professionals with the confidence and skills to engage in conversations about Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT), Administering Naloxone, Recovery Support Services and care management to those they are aiming to support.
Registration: https://forms.hubilo.com/DBH-Long-termCare

Name: Opioid Use Disorders and the DC Criminal Justice System
Date: September 24, 2020
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Description: Educate District of Columbia attorneys, judges, prosecutors and other key criminal justice stakeholders about opioid addiction, treatment, and available services and supports; and 2) Collectively identify solutions that address gaps in service and opioid treatment delivery at all stages of the criminal justice system, through facilitated discussion groups.
Registration: Email [email protected] for more information

Event Name: Community Conversation
Target Audience: All
Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 6-8pm ET
Registration: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/dc-community-4/register
Description: September is National Recovery Month. For our fourth Community Conversation of the year, HIPS will be highlighting treatment and recovery options for people living with substance use disorders (SUD).

Name: Building Resilience in the Peer Recovery Community through Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
Date: September 28 - 29, 2020
Time: 9:00am – 2:30pm
Description:  Assist peer specialist, recovery coaches and provider agencies who support individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) to understand the impact of OUD from a consumers perspective, celebrate the strength of recovery and discuss best practices among peer support workers.  
Registration: https://forms.hubilo.com/DBH-PeerRecovery