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Join the County Commissioners Association of Ohio to hear what is happening at the federal level as it relates to combating the drug epidemic from the regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Region V. The webinar will be held March 13 at 9:30 a.m.

The presentation will examine several aspects of the epidemic, including

National data on drug death rates and how Ohio compares
Federal strategies and actions to combat the drug crisis
Evidence Based Interventions

Our speaker is Douglas O’Brien, regional director of the US Department of Health and Human Services for Region V. He was appointed by the White House in November 2017. As a presidential appointee, Mr. O’Brien provides executive leadership as the primary representative for the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The office of the regional director is also tasked with intergovernmental and external affairs bringing together federal, state, local and tribal government organizations, along with other external partners. In his role, O’Brien is responsible for the six Midwestern states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as 34 federally recognized tribes. This is O’Brien’s second term as regional director, having previously served from 2005-2007.

Click here to register for this exceptional educational opportunity.

If you experience difficulty in connecting to the link above and you wish to register for the webinar, please email Tanya McComas, CCAO program assistant, and provide her with your email address.