February 21, 2017 – PAT Meeting
1:00 – 3:30 CST
MP&F Public Relations Office
611 Commerce St #3000, Nashville, TN 37203
This meeting is the precursor to Day on the Hill. We will review advocacy priorities and prepare for a successful Day on the Hill. Additionally, there will be networking opportunities and updates from Department of Health, Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission, Count It Lock It Drop It Campaign, and Evidence Based Practice Workgroup.
February 22, 2017 – PAT Day on the Hill
Register here: https://patdayonthehill2017.eventbrite.com . You may register for the PAT meeting, Day on the Hill, or both.
February 17, 2017 – Taming the Tsunami of Prescription Drug Abuse in Tennessee: The History and Epidemiology of the Prescription Drug Epidemic
By understanding the systemic changes and root causes of the prescription drug epidemic, coalitions can be much more effective at addressing the epidemic in their local communities.
February 24, 2017 – Taming the Tsunami of Prescription Drug Abuse in Tennessee – Working with Medical Professionals to Reduce Controlled Substance Prescribing
All legal narcotics begin with a written prescription, whether they are bought off the street or stolen from medicine cabinets. In this session, you will learn strategies to more effectively work with healthcare professionals.
March 16, 2017 – Strategies and Tactics to Recruit Coalition Members and Support
Would your coalition like to recruit dozens of new members and hundreds of new supporters to your coalition?
Data has shown the overwhelming majority of our communities agree with the work prevention coalitions are doing, but as many coalitions know it can be difficult to get people involved in the coalitions’ work. How can your coalition engage more people in your community and get them involved in your work?
We are Limerent Communications and we specialize in connecting important ideas and organizations to young people and their communities. We have worked with all kinds of organizations and products but we love doing prevention and public health work and “using our powers for good”.
Join us to learn strategies and tactics to recruit new members and supporters to your coalition.