Illinois Opioid Crisis Response Advisory Council Meeting Agenda May 17th, 2021

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Illinois Opioid Crisis Response Advisory Council Meeting May 17th, 2021

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.


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  • Welcome: Director David T. Jones, IDHS/SUPR
  • IDHS/SUPR Update: Director Jones
  • IDPH Update: Jenny Epstein, Assistant Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Planning,

and Statistics

  • HFS Update: Arvind Goyal, MD, Medical Director
  • Discussion: New Buprenorphine Guidelines: Dr. Nicole Gastala, Medical Director,


* Presentation: PMP Data Dashboards: Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) - Amna

Farooq, MS, Data Analyst and Megshi Thakur, Clinical Database Associate

* Presentation: Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA): Jennifer Smith Ramey, Horizon

Behavioral Health and Mark D. Godley, Sr. Scientist and EBTx Center Director, Chestnut Health


  • New Business
  • Next Meeting: Pending; Date to be announced

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