Purpose

Joint - Senate Standing Committee on Health
Chair: Senator Kemp Hannon
and Senate Standing Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Chair: Senator Jeffrey D. Klein
Roundtable: New York’s Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
Place: Room 124, State Capitol Building, Albany, New York
Time: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Contact: Roslyn Martorano (518) 455-2200
Media Contact: Phil Hecken (516) 739-1700

ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUGS ABUSE

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE CRISIS ROUNDTABLE

FEBRUARY 13, 2012 – ALBANY, NEW YORK

AGENDA

  • Opening Remarks by Chairmen

             (5 minutes)

  • Introductions

             (15 minutes)

  • Discussion Round 1: The Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis

             (Primary presenters: Families and treatment providers -- 15 minutes)

  • Discussion Round 2:  Balancing Abuse and Pain Treatment

       (Primary presenters: MSSNY, PSSNY, Hospice Physician,  -- 15 minutes)

  • Discussion Round 3:  Systems and Improvements Needed

       (Primary presenters: BNE, AG, Walgreens -- 15 minutes)

  • Discussion Round 4:  Other Policy Changes to Consider

             (All presenters -- 15 minutes)

  • Conclusions/Closing Remarks

             (15 minutes)

NOTICE OF ROUNDTABLE

 

THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG CRISIS IN NEW YORK STATE: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH