Next Community Meeting, June 20th, featuring guest speaker Amy Berninger

This monthly community CPR meeting will be held in the cafeteria at Ichabod Crane High School.  The meeting starts at 6pm and our guest speaker will be Amy Berninger.  She will speak for about 15-20 minutes at the beginning of our meeting and then we’ll continue with our regular business portion of the community meeting.  We invite you to come out and listen to Amy and then participate in our community discussion about addiction and recovery in the Columbia County community.

Amy Berninger, MPH, is a Senior Analyst at Abt Associates, located in Cambridge, MA, with over nine years of experience supporting public health and health policy-oriented research projects for a range of clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Ms. Berninger currently supports several behavioral health policy efforts, including SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) project.  She has also contributed to the development of the CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.  Ms. Berninger received her B.S. in Human Biology from the State University of New York at Albany and her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Boston University.