Opioid Abuse: Consumer Protection and Enforcement Training

Attorney General Carr recently announced a new course that can help in the effort to fight the opioid epidemic.

This one-day course, entitled Opioid Abuse: Consumer Protection and Enforcement Training, examines the myriad issues that surround the investigation and prosecution of opioid-related cases.

The course will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the State Bar of Georgia in their Auditorium:

104 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

The course is intended for both law enforcement officers and prosecutors; however, other interest parties are also welcome to attend. This training is being provided at no cost by the Georgia Office of the Attorney General through arrangements with the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of Opioid Abuse Issues: National and Georgia Trends and Tools
  • Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Investigating Overdoses as Homicides
  • Overdose Detection Mapping  Application Program (ODMAP)
  • Addiction Treatment Services: Removing Barriers
  • Medically Assisted Treatment
  • Update from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia, Operation SCOPE and Other Efforts

CLICK HERE for a full agenda.

Please contact Katie Byrd at 470-421-9944 or kmccreary@law.ga.gov with any questions about the training.

To register for the training, click here.