Public Safety and Public Health Partnerships to Address Stimulants: Virtual Workshop Report
The goal of the workshop, hosted by BJA and supported by RTI International and the Police Executive Research Forum, was to highlight innovative partnerships among diverse stakeholders in order to prevent and respond to increased stimulant use. Participants included representatives from state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies; researchers and public health officials; and social service providers. The workshop was held via Zoom and consisted of four 90-minute panel presentations, each followed by a moderated question-and-answer session. Panel topics included the scope and science of stimulant addiction, police-led initiatives, and partnerships to address stimulants, broader policy efforts, and community relations.
March 25, 2022