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Opioids on the Job: A Multi-part Series on Addressing a Crisis in the American Workforce

February 9, 2018 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST | Online

Given the enormous health and economic burden, the National Business Group on Health has prioritized work relative to the opioid epidemic in 2018. In doing so, the Business Group will host a multi-part opioid summit, titled: “Opioids on the Job: A Multi-part Series on Addressing a Crisis in the American Workforce.” The summit will take place over the course of 2018 and be held through a series of bi-monthly, 2-hour sessions. The inaugural session will take place on Friday, February 9, 2-4 p.m. See below for additional details, and check back regularly for updates on future sessions.


Stay tuned for the next session in April. 

Session I Details
Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
Session focus: Understanding claims data, treatment and coverage, and tackling stigma


Martin Rosenzweig, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Optum Behavioral

Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, President, American Society of Addiction Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, CleanSlate Centers

Donna Sexton, Director of Employee Benefits, Costco Wholesale Corporation


Webinar Resources

Webinar Recording 

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Relevant Resources

Click here to read Key Insights and Learnings from last year's Employers' Forum on Mental Health and Emotional Well-being. 

Mental Health and Emotional Well-being: A Call to Action for Employers: An Issue Brief

Prescription Opioid Misuse and Abuse: Employer Alert

NBGH's public policy position statement on this topic identifies specific areas of focus for lawmakers

This "What Your CEO is Reading" focuses on the president's declaration of the issue as a public health emergency and highlights efforts already underway by employers.

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