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Your PTACC Ticker
for the Week of November 7:

1) Listen to this really good radio piece about a Quick Response Team (QRT) in West Virginia. QRT is the most numerous of the "Naloxone Plus" pathway models.

Knocking On Doors To Get Opioid Overdose Survivors Into Treatment (National Public Radio)
"Larrecsa Cox is a paramedic, but instead of an ambulance with flashing lights and sirens, she drives around in an old, white sedan. Her first call on a recent day in Huntington, W.Va, was to a quiet, middle-class neighborhood. He overdosed yesterday," Cox says. "And I think we've been here before. I'm almost 100 percent sure we've been to this house before."

Cox is the only full-time member of Huntington's new quick-response team (QRT) collaborative project involving law enforcement, the county's medical first responders and several drug treatment providers."


Click here to listen to and read the full story on QRT in West Virginia.


2) New Dates and a Better  PTACC Conference!
PTACC is pleased to announce our new dates of November 10-13, 2019 for our 2nd Annual National Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion Conference.

For more details, see the attached conference flyer by clicking here and share this same flyer far and wide. You can also check it out on the PTACC National Resource Website. This is the conference for our entire field, all are welcome and all have something to offer. Different ways of doing thing. One field. Join us November 10-13!


3) Gaudenzia Announces 26th Annual Womens and Children's Conference - March 28-29, 2019

PTACC National Founding Partner Gaudenzia announces its March 2019 26th Annual Womens and Children's Conference. This is a Save the Date announcement. You cannot register just yet but you can put this on your calendar right now! So, do that please for March 28-29.

If you are interested in sponsoring this conference, contact Gaudenzia directly. PTACC will be there in some way, shape, and form. We are not just any Collaborative, but one that lives by the value of supporting each other.

Hope to see you there! For now, Save the Date. Click here for the Conference flyer.



4) Police & Harm Reduction
Check out this new publication on Police and Harm Reduction
How law enforcement can advance public safety, public health, and public confidence
"In many cities around the world, communities face significant health and safety challenges associated with drug use. These may include the spread of disease, issues related to homelessness, rising rates of overdose deaths, and drug-related crime."

Read the full 32-page report by clicking here.

Join us!
Our 2019 Conference will be held November 10-13, 2019 
in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

 
Want to get involved in the newly emerging national
deflection and pre-arrest diversion field?
Then join a PTACC Strategy Area today! Click Here


 
Questions? Contact info@ptaccollaborative.org

Check It Out! The PTACC National Pre-Arrest Diversion Resource Website

PTACC is the NATIONAL voice of voice of the pre-arrest diversion field and provides vision, leadership, advocacy, and education to facilitate the practice of deflection and pre-arrest diversion across the United States.
© 2018 Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

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