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Utilizing OH New Good Samaritan Opioid Laws Toolkit

Mar 27, 2020
11:30 am 12:00 pm

This webinar highlights the Ohio’s Good Samaritan Opioid Law Customization Toolkit, funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. This toolkit, developed by prevention coalitions across Ohio, was designed to increase awareness and understanding of Ohio’s opioid-specific good
samaritan laws.


Learning objectives:

·Participants will be able to describe Ohio’s opioid-specific Good Samaritan Law

·Participants will be able to identify appropriate resources to increase community awareness of Ohio’s opioid
specific Good Samaritan Law

·Participants will be able to identify strategies and resources to engage community partners in increasing
awareness of Ohio’s opioid-specific Good Samaritan Law





Tessa Miracle, SPF Rx Consultant
Interact for Change

Tessa Miracle PhD, OCPS is the evaluator for Ohio’s Strategic Prevention Framework for prescription drug abuse (Ohio’s SPF Rx). As Ohio's SPF Rx evaluator, she coordinates a statewide workgroup to develop statewide and community capacity for the implementation of custom activities and evidence-based strategies to decrease prescription drug abuse. She has served Ohio’s Miami Valley as a leader through facilitating and integrating resources and prevention efforts in areas such as marijuana, opiates, alcohol, HIV/AIDS, sexual violence, integrated behavioral health, and mental health awareness. She has experience using Strategic Prevention Framework activities to guide agencies, county coalitions, multi-college initiatives, and regional workgroups. Tessa has a doctorate in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati.