In Case You Missed It: Our National Discussion on the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

Published: July 26th, 2017

Category: Our Community Our Health

Researchers and physicians from the University of FloridaNova Southeastern University and Resolute Anesthesia & Pain Solutions are sharing the latest findings on the opioid crisis in the U.S. to address community concerns at a national, live-streamed town hall event called Our Community, Our Health – Opioids: A Crisis Facing Our Communities 

Event Details:

  • Date:  August 30, 2017
  • Time: In-person reception with light food and beverages 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. EST | Discussion 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. EST
  • Location: PSD (Public Safety) Conference Center at Palm Beach State College
                     4200 Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461
  • RSVP online at: ocoh.eventbrite.com

Live-stream Viewing:

  • HealthStreet
    2401 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, FL 32608
  • RSVP: Call HealthStreet at (352) 294-4880
  • Time: In-person reception with light food and beverages 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. EST | Discussion 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. EST

Live-stream Info:

  • At 6:00 p.m., open the live-stream link: Click here
  • If you have questions, contact HealthStreet at (352) 294-4880 or email Vicki Piazza at vpiazza@ufl.edu

We will discuss all there is to know about the crisis, including relevant research. Opioid misuse and addiction are critical public health issues across the nation that must be addressed. If you want to know more, this town hall event is perfect for you. It will allow you to ask questions and share your ideas directly with the researchers and medical professionals.



  • Tweet Us! Tweet to @UFHealthStreet or use the hashtags #HealthStreet, #OCOH, #CTSA and #OpioidCrisis to ask your questions.
  • Text Us! Text to OCOH600 during the event to ask our panelists comments, questions or concerns regarding the opioid crisis!

About the Our Community, Our Health initiative: 

Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) is a town hall meeting to facilitate two-way communication between the community and researchers. It is a vehicle to share ideas about priorities for health research, a way to communicate research findings and a way to blend ideas for research from multiple stakeholders across the country.

OCOH is a HealthStreet initiative. HealthStreet is a community engagement program in the University of Florida Department of Epidemiology, located in both the UF College of Medicine and UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, and funded by the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

To learn more, visit here