NAPW on "Reproductive Justice and the Opioid Epidemic in Tennessee" panel at 2017 Healthy & Free Tennessee (HFTN) Convening

November 14, 2017

NAPW staff attended this year's Healthy & Free Tennessee (HFTN) Convening, "In 2018 and Beyond: Building Collective Power" in October 2017.

At the HFTN gathering, NAPW Senior Staff Attorney Amber Khan spoke on a panel entitled: "Reproductive Justice and the Opioid Epidemic in Tennessee," with co-panelists Carrie Eisert from Amnesty International, Cherisse Scott of SisterReach and Mary-Linden Salter of the Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug and Other Addiction Services.

This panel focused on the sunset of Tennessee's harmful fetal assault law in 2016 and addressed lasting misconceptions about pregnancy and substance use.

Visit Healthy and Free Tennessee's website for more information about this panel and others at the 1st Annual Statewide convening.