The Ten County Learning Collaborative (TCLC) is a group of professionals and other interested parties interested in collaborating across programs and counties on opioid-related projects. It is an opportunity to engage all stakeholders working to address the opioid epidemic in the group’s 10 County geographic region, which includes:
The goals of the Collaborative are:
- Improve communication, collaboration, and coordination across prevention, treatment and recovery in the ten-county area to maximize efforts to address the opioid epidemic.
- Avoid duplication of efforts by Identifying opportunities for peer learning and sharing of resources.
- Identify opportunities for shared learning on key topics (stigma reduction, overdose response teams, integrated treatment, and recovery, engaging law enforcement and drug courts) and invite speakers to present and share lessons learned.
- Provide opportunities for peer learning and networking to strengthen the opioid and substance use disorder workforce and build community.
Each meeting includes a presentation on a key topic of interest to the community, followed by a structured discussion on what is happening in the ten counties, any existing challenges, and proposed strategies amongst peers on how to overcome these challenges.