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3:00 pm

Innovation in the Opioid Crisis

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Philadelphia had the highest overdose death rate of the top 10 largest U.S. cities in 2016 and 2017 (CDC WONDER, 2016, 2017). At Venture Cafe, we believe that innovation is a tool to improve the human condition. On December 5th, we are highlighting experts and community members who are using innovation to make an impact […]

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Conversation Corners Led by People with Lived Experience

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join us for an informal conversation corner that highlights the voices of people with lived experience both themselves and/or supporting loved ones affected by substance use condition.

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Data Walk

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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A journey of facts about the current state of the Opioid Crisis and the impact is has on our community.

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Community Resource Tables

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Come learn about the resources available to the local Philadelphia community and the work that they do to impact the opioid crisis (including Prevention Point, Project SAFE, Operation “In My Backyard,” and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction).

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Remembrance Stones

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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A space for reflection at which you are invited to remember those who have been affected by the crisis and/or decorate a stone in memory.

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Virtual Reality Narcan Training

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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This interdisciplinary team will provide a hands on opportunity for attendees to participate in an evidenced-based virtual reality simulation where they learn to identify signs and symptoms of an opioid-related overdose, properly administer intranasal naloxone, and provide immediate recovery care after revival. Nicholas Giordano, PhD RN, Lecturer at Penn Nursing;  Sydney Axson, MPH, Doctoral Candidate […]

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Pop-up Exhibit & Video Activation: Relapse is part of Recovery

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Kensington Blues by Jeffrey Stockbridge is a decade long photography project about the opioid crisis in Philadelphia. Featuring photography, audio interviews, journal entries and videos Stockbridge utilizes a combination of styles and formats to tap into the state of mind of those suffering from substance use disorder. For this special pop-up exhibit, Stockbridge chose to […]

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Someone You Know

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
3675 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States + Google Map

Someone You Know is a grassroots effort of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation to reduce the stigma of opioid use disorder and inspire hope in our communities. Someone You Know shares stories of people who have found a life in recovery, supported a loved one with an opioid use disorder, or sadly lost a loved […]

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3:30 pm

The Evolution of Kensington Blues

December 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Jeffrey Stockbridge will give a talk about the evolution of his work, Kensington Blues over the past decade.  Kensington Blues by Jeffrey Stockbridge is a decade long photography project about the opioid crisis in Philadelphia. Featuring photography, audio interviews, journal entries and  videos Stockbridge utilizes a combination of styles and formats to tap into the […]

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4:30 pm

Innovative Approaches to Addressing the Opioid Crisis

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Speaker: Dr. Evan Anderson, Center for Public Health Initiatives & School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania Dr. Anderson will give an overview of the history and contours of the opioid crisis. He will also talk about innovative interventions such as supervised injection sites and police assisted diversion.

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5:30 pm

Innovation in the ER: Certified Recovery Specialists

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Panelists: Dr. Jeanmarie Perrone, MD FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine Director, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Addiction Medicine and Policy Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania; Nicole M O'Donnell, Recovery Specialist, Penn Medicine;  Julie A Dees, Director of Behavioral Health, Penn Medicine; Davis Hermann, […]

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6:30 pm

Building A Toolbox: Leveraging narrative to raise awareness about opioid related overdose prevention

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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This interactive dialogue will center on operationalizing narrative in order to raise awareness about opioid related overdose prevention strategies with a focus on research strategies.

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