2022 Region 10 Opioid Summit Call for Presentations 

Speaker Topics & Ideas by Track

Note: The descriptors below for each track are representative of issues, trends and discussion points that are provided as examples.
Presenters may submit proposals outside of the descriptors listed below; however, they must relate to one of the four tracks.

Harm Reduction/Intervention

  • Harm Reduction Vending Machines
  • Safe Syringe Programs Across the Region
  • Fentanyl Intervention/Education Efforts
  • Warm Handoff Programs in Rural Areas
  • Tribal Harm Reduction/Intervention Initiatives Across
  • the Region
  • EMS Involvement with Intervention Efforts
  • Mobile Outreach
  • Innovative Harm Reduction Activities or Interventions
  • Harm Reduction Across the Continuum of Care within
  • Public Health and Behavioral Health
  • Safe Smoking Programs/Practices
  • Efforts Across the Region
  • Safe Injection Sites
  • Harm Reduction Campaigns/Messaging
  • Harm Reduction Efforts in General
  • Across the Region
  • Presenters Who Are Now in
  • Recovery/Tell Their Story About Their
  • Intervention/Road to Recovery
  • Interventions Targeting Pregnant Women
  • New Innovative Projects


  • Developing Recovery Ready Communities
  • Recovery Through Culture and Connection
  • Trauma-Informed Care from a Recovery Perspective
  • Recovery Focused Treatment (Continuity of Care)
  • Contingency Management in Recovery Support Services
  • Golden Thread of Coordination of Care – Treating the Whole Person
  • Multiple Pathways to Recovery
  • Holistic non-traditional peer specialist models (community-based peer specialists’ models from other sectors)
  • Providing supervision and services from a value-based perspective
  • New Innovative Projects

  • Supervision Training for Human Services Supervisors
  • Compassion Fatigue (Self-Care and Client Care through COVID)
  • Behavioral Health Workforce Retention
  • Relapse Prevention Planning (Best Practices): Strategies during COVID/Housing Crisis, Inflation etc./ Trauma Informed Relapse Prevention Planning
  • Strategies to Assist the Clients with Self-Awareness
  • Community Based Diversion and Harm Reduction
  • Pregnant Women and Women with Children
  • Innovation and Best Practices in Treatment
  • MAT
  • Contingency Management
  • Keeping Staff and Clients in the Behavioral Health Field Have Housing (Options in the Housing Crisis for Staff Retention and Client Stability)
  • Best Practices for Group Facilitation
  • LBGTQ Awareness in Client Care
  • Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care
  • Peer Recovery Supports -Value, Challenges, and Solutions
  • Reducing HIV/STD Transition Risk for Individuals with SUD
  • Reducing High-Risk Sexual Behaviors in Individuals with SUD
  • New Innovative Projects


  • Polysubstance Prevention
  • Stimulant Prevention
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Pharmacology
  • Hope Science
  • ACEs and SUD
  • Urban/Rural Situations
  • Considerations for Opioid Prevention
  • Opioid Prevention Campaign
  • Primary Prevention
  • Environmental Policy (i.e new/emerging substances such as kratom)
  • Cultural Adaptations of Opioid EBPS
  • Opioid Prevention for Young Adults
  • Opioid Prevention Workforce Strategies
  • Tribal Prevention Programs
  • State to Local Initiatives
  • New Innovative Projects