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The Opioid Epidemic: From the Front Lines to the Boardroom

Best Practices & Recommendations for Addressing Substance Use

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H Street, NW w Washington, DC

October 12, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


On Thursday, October 12th, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the National Safety Council will host The Opioid Epidemic: From the Front Lines to the Boardroom, Best Practices & Recommendations for Addressing Substance Use – a forum highlighting how substance use is impacting the business community with an emphasis on addressing the opioid crisis.

This half-day conference will focus on solutions to improving access for substance use treatment in the workplace.

At the event, speakers will discuss the following topics:  

  • Coordinating public and private-sector efforts to maximize impact.   
  • Showcasing employer-led strategies to discuss how businesses can be part of the solution.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Suzanne Clark, Senior Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Debbie Hersman, Chief Executive Officer, National Safety Council
  • Eric Goplerud, Vice President, Public Health Department, NORC at the University of Chicago
  • Richard Baum, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Ron Flegel, Director, Division of Workplace Programs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Dr. John Dreyzehner, Tennessee Health Commissioner & National Safety Council Board Member
  • Heather Healy, Director, Employee Assistance Program, Association of Flight Attendants
  • Dr. Neal Mills, Senior Vice President, Health and Benefits, Aon Hewitt
  • Eric Bailly, Business Solutions Director, Anthem, Inc.
  • Lisa Allen, President and CEO, Ziegenfelder Company
  • Randy Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Register now, and see the event page for more updates on the agenda and list of speakers.

Questions about the event or registration?

Please contact  Anna Vredenburgh at

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