Medical Practices Task Force

Co-Lead: Steve Nash, Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation

Co-Lead: Alyssa Padilla, Arizona Center for Rural Health

The Medical Practices Task Force is part of Healthy Pima’s Substance Misuse & Mental Health Alliance that works to reduce access to and dependence on prescription pain medications in Pima County through systems and policy change.

The Medical Practices Task Force goals for 2018-2021 are to:

  • Encourage adoption of best practice guidelines by Pima County prescribers and pharmacists.

  • Increase access to substance misuse and mental health services for residents of Pima County.

The Referral and Treatment Task Force meets the 3rd Friday of every month from 3:00-4:00pm  at the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation (TOMF), located at 3182 N Swan Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712

Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 23, 2018 from 10-11am in room 3110 at the Abrams Public Health Center.

  • Please note that the Alliance Task Force meetings will be held on the same/date and time in January. Normal task force meetings will resume in February, 2019.

  • An overview of January’s presentation can be found HERE. The PowerPoint for the presentation can be found HERE.