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Webinar: Responding to SUD & Overdose on Campus


January 26, 2024



SAFE Project Executive Director Leslie Reagan Plaia M.Ed., LPC, CEDS-S  will be a panelist for this important discussion with  former Director of the White House National Office of Drug Control Policy, Jim Carroll, and President of the Drug Intervention Institute, Dr. Susan Bissett, regarding substance use disorder and overdose response on college campuses.

Other Panelists Include:

  • Aimee Hourigan, Director of Substance Abuse, Prevention, and Education at the University of South Carolina

  • Susie Mullens, Director of the West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network and Active Member of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education

  • Dr. Amy Werremeyer, Chair and Professor of Pharmacy Practice at North Dakota State University

Topics Covered

  • Establishing a recovery-friendly campus environment using peer recovery support specialists

  • Utilizing naloxone training, education, and distribution on campus with the ONEbox, overdose response kit

  • Implementing medication safety and fentanyl awareness courses on campus using both a curricular and co-curricular model

  • Educating students about the dangers of fentanyl and counterfeit pills by creating a distribution policy for fentanyl test strips on campus