2022 Journeying Toward Wellness Opioid Conference


Dates:  Pre-Conference Training: April 26 - 27, 2022

              Opioid Conference: April 28 - 29, 2022

JW Marriott Located in the Mall of America
2141 Lindau Ln
Bloomington, MN 55425
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The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center (GLITEC) is excited to host the Great Lakes Area Opioid Conference: Journeying Towards Wellness in Bloomington, MN. This conference is focused on addressing the continuum of care around opioids and other substances. The goal of the conference is to increase knowledge of opioid and other substance use and support collaborative response efforts promoting regional health and wellness. We will be hosting excellent speakers from across Indian Country with diverse knowledge and experiences. Additionally, we are offering several pre-conference trainings to support the amazing work occurring across our region. We hope to see you there!

Who should attend?
This conference is geared towards Tribal public health professionals, prevention professionals, social workers, community health workers, and others working within Indian Country to support health and wellness.

The Great Lakes Area Opioid Conference will take place Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29, 2022. This conference aims to address opioid and substance use through the following objectives:

  1. To identify and enhance paths that support innovative prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies promoting wellness.
  2. To create a collaborative space to share ideas and strengthen partnerships focused on responding to public health concerns across the region.

Pre-Conference Trainings
In conjunction with the conference, GLITEC will be hosting several trainings. These trainings will take place on Tuesday, April 26 through Wednesday, April 27, 2022, and will cover a variety of topics:

  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Naloxone Train-the-Trainer
  • safeTALK Training

Space may be limited for some trainings, so please register as soon as possible!