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The Safe Communities is a local public/private partnership that sustains joint action by area agencies, businesses, and neighborhoods to SAVE LIVES, prevent injuries and make our community safer.

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Medication Assisted Treatment

Episode first aired on 5/7/2014

Medication Assisted Treatment: Options for Treating Prescription Opioid and Heroin Addiction
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Safe Communities Drug Poisoning Summit:

Episode first aired on 4/21/2013

Safe Communities Drug Poisoning Summit:
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Discussion on Five Strategy Areas

Episode first aired on 2/11/2012

This session of the "Drug Poisoning Summit" features representatives of five strategic areas - Reducing Access; Prescribing Practices; Substance Abuse Primary Prevention; Early Intervention, Treatment and Recover/ Integrating Mental Health; and Overdose Intervention/Harm Reduction - in a panel discussion on integrating their efforts.
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State and Federal Perspectives as They Relate to Local Action

Episode first aired on 2/5/2012

This session of the "Drug Poisoning Summit" features Dr. Leonard J. Paulozzi of the CDC and Dr. Dorothy Chaney of the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse fielding questions from a panel of local officials.
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Welcome and Overview

Episode first aired on 2/3/2012

The opening session of the "Drug Poisoning Summit" features remarks by Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi; an Overview by Cheryl Wittke, Executive Director Safe Communities; and a report on the scope of the problem by Lisa Bullard Cawthorne of Public Health Madison and Dane County.
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