Webinar: Improving Health Equity in Philadelphia

Aug 10, 2022

The Philadelphia medical examiner’s office reported in 2020 that there were over 1200 drug overdose deaths in Philadelphia. While those statistics in themselves are staggering, what was especially troubling was the impact on the African-American community.

In 2020 the number of overdose deaths amongst African-American rose 29%.

Join licensed professional counselor Sonia Horwitz MS, LPC, CAADC, CCS for a solution focused conversation on how the city of Philadelphia can better implement health equity strategies and stop the rise of unintentional overdose deaths.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Define Health Equity
    2. Discuss Recent Philadelphia Overdose Statistics
    3. Identify Available Prevention and Treatment Services
    4. Describe Technology’s Role in Screening and Promoting Health Equity