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The Center on Parenting and Opioids (CPO) is working to raise awareness and improve the lives of parents and children impacted by opioid use. Our goal is to identify the brain pathways and behaviors that are related to both opioid use and parenting. By identifying those pathways, the CPO can build personalized programs for families affected by opioids, helping them feel more successful and confident as parents.

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Upcoming events


Date: Thursday, November 17th
Location: Straub Hall, University of Oregon

Description: This event focuses on preventing youth accidental overdose, presented by the Center on Parenting and Opioids, Lane County Public Health, and the University of Oregon Collegiate Recovery Center in collaboration with community partners. We will provide education and resources to help parents and youth feel confident preventing accidental overdose.

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CPO Journal Club

Date: Fall 2021 - Spring 2022
Time: 2pm Pacific Time

Description: Resuming Fall 2021 the CPO journal club historically meets every Friday at 2pm during the University of Oregon academic term (weeks 1-10). We discuss issues related to parenting and substance use and use disorders including social and contextual factors, efficacious approaches to treatment, policy, and community-based collaborations. To receive journal club updates, add your email address to our listserv. https://lists.uoregon.edu/mailman/listinfo/cpo_jc/