drug poisoning prevention
African American Opioid Coalition
Our programs are coordinated by a small staff including an executive director, program managers, project coordinators and contractors who assist where funding allows. Projects are conducted thanks to efforts of partners who serve on task forces and program teams.
Falls Prevention Manager
Suicide Prevention Specialist QPR Trainer
Charlestine “Charlie” Daniel
African American Opioid Coalition Founder/Chief Consultant/Falls Free Dane Coordinator
Corinda Rainey-Moore, Ph.D, President
Community Engagement Manager
Public Affairs Specialist
Public Health Madison-Dane County
Assistant Program Director
La Movida/Mid-West Family Broadcasting
Chief Aaron Chapin
Village of McFarland Police
Jim Christensen, Treasurer
StatOrg Services, LLC
Chief Mike Steffes
Sun Prairie Police Department
Social Impact Investment Director
American Family Insurance
State Lab of Hygiene
CURRENT PROGRAM INITIATIVES
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Safe Communities is not a counseling or crisis center and does not provide direct services. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Help minimize unintentional drug poisoning Safe Communities Madison-Dane County and the African American Opioid Coalition (AAOC) will host three drug take-back locations in conjunction with National Prescription Drug Take Back
From the Office of Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive, November 18, 2022 The Harm Reduction and Prevention Act, a roughly $750,000 initiative to address opiate and fentanyl related emergencies, will
RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE
Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.
MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.