Manatee County Government Administrative Center Manatee Room, Fourth Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017 - Work Session
Agenda Item #2

Opioid Work Session - First in a Series

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Joshua T. Barnett, Health Care Services Manager, Community Services/Neighborhood Services Department
941-749-3030 ext 3978

Cheri Coryea, Director, Neighborhood and Community Services Departments, 941-749-3029 ext 3468

Action Requested
Provide an introductory data-informed presentation to facilitate a Board of County Commissioners' Work Session on the topic of Opioids and their local effects in Manatee County.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion

Opioids in their various prescription, illicit, and synthetic forms have adversely impacted Manatee County disproportionately as compared to neighboring counties. This initial presentation is potentially the first of a three-part series that seeks to facilitate data-informed presentation and discussion sessions eliciting how the County identifies their role in addressing this multifactorial problem.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Follow Up Memo - Opioid Work Sessions.pdf