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Upcoming & Past OOCC Events

Webinar: Introduction to the OOCC

Thursday, June 10, 2021

This webinar was held to provide information about our office and our work to coordinate Maryland’s response to the opioid crisis. Topics covered included the creation of the OOCC, our mission, our work coordinating with state and local partners, our reporting and data monitoring activities, and our grant programs. This session also focused on our work at the local level and will address our efforts to coordinate with opioid intervention teams and our block grant program for local jurisdictions.

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Webinar: OOCC Grant Writing Fundamentals

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

On April 6, 2021, the OOCC conducted a virtual information session to assist eligible organizations that are interested in applying for OOCC Competitive Grant Program funding for fiscal year 2022. The session covered an overview of the Competitive Grant Program, address application requirements, and describe the evaluation process by the OOCC Grants Scoring Committee.

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2021 Best Practices Conference

Tuesday, March 26, 2021

Our annual Substance Use Disorder Best Practices Conference was held on March 16, 2021. This year’s virtual conference covered a range of opioid-related topics organized around the Governor’s three policy priorities (Prevention & Education, Enforcement & Public Safety, and Treatment & Recovery). The conference was recorded and may be viewed at the link below.

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Representatives from both the state and local level convened to discuss what’s working in Maryland to address the opioid and substance use disorder crisis. Session topics include: Keynote Remarks from Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Addressing Racial Disparities in Substance Misuse, Modifying Programming during COVID-19, Harm Reduction Programming, The Sequential Intercept Model, and Adverse Childhood Experiences.

The theme of this year’s conference was Meeting the Moment, Together. The conference focused on overcoming adversity during the COVID-19 pandemic.