Foundation and DEA to co-host “Opioid Crisis” event on May 5

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will co-host the live virtual event “Opioids: History and Current State of the Opioid Crisis” on Wednesday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, CDT.

This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare workers, community health workers and community members/consumers. Speakers will include Dr. Glenn Hardesty, DO at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano; and Lisa D. Sullivan, diversion program manager of the USDEA Dallas Field Division.

Join the DFWHC Foundation’s Community Mental Health Program to discuss the opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better prepared. This program will be the first of a series of opioid education and best practices events over the next two years through the DFWHC Foundation’s Mental Health Grant Program.

You can register here.

For information, please contact Patti Taylor at