Community Conversation: Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Resources | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference
From Group IU Center for Rural Engagement on May 12th, 2021
Community Conversations is an interactive discussion about resources and topics that impact rural Indiana communities. Join us for this session where we will discuss challenges and innovative local approaches. We will learn about the role of stigma in substance use disorder and explore initiatives and resources that are tailored to reduce harm in collaboration with rural communities, including a community-based sharps disposal initiative. This session will have additional time for discussion and will conclude by 1 p.m.
Presenters: Deborah Nichols, M.P.H., Indiana Department of Health; Brea Perry, Ph.D., Department of Sociology; Antonia Sawyer, M.S., #ShipHappens; April Toler, IU Research; Debi Wallick, United Way of Miami County; Kass Botts, Indiana Recovery Alliance; Lavender Timmons, Evansville Recovery Alliance