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Opioid/Heroin Abuse

Impact of Opioid/Heroin Abuse and Local Solutions

A Region Unites to Tackle Our Opioid Crisis

The Orange County Medical Society and Orange County Government came together to educate the medical community on measures we can all take to address the crisis with opioid abuse.   Our organizations teamed up to provide this free educational opportunity for medical professionals throughout the region. A line-up of recognized speakers presented the broad spectrum of challenges that are being addressed in our community to tackle this crisis.  

Below are the presentations for download: 


Opioid Update 2017 Webinar:

Governor Scott’s Declaration of Heroin Emergency

This webinar was held on June 13, 2017 and was presented by Kevin Sherin, MD, MPH, Health Office/Director for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County



Links for Healthcare Professionals

Orange County Heroin Task Force

Orange County Government Opioid Healthcare Subcommittee  Visit the Website

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 READ: Multiple Fronts on the Opioid Crisis