Counties are on the front lines of the opioid crisis. In 2017, several states and over 100 counties filed lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of opioids to recover the costs of prevention efforts, treatment and services as well as jailing residents addicted to prescription painkillers and heroin. In this workshop, representatives from Florida, New York, North Carolina and Wisconsin provide updates on opioids litigation in their states.
Mayor, Palm Beach County, Fla.
Executive Director, New York State Association of Counties
Deputy Director and General Counsel, North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association