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The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit


Event type: Conference


04/17/2017 - 04/20/2017

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2017-04-17 13:00:00 2017-04-20 18:00:00 eastern The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit i will be held . Be part of the international discussion on addressing the opioid crisis by attending the 2017 Summit. The Westin Peachtree Plaza Ellen Kelley false MM/DD/YYYY

Time: 01:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Time zone: eastern

Location: The Westin Peachtree Plaza

210 Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, Georgia, 30303 United States

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Contact Information

Contact Name: Ellen Kelley

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Phone: (216) 373-1223.

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The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionalsfrom local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, state and national leaders, and advocates impacted by Rx drug abuse and heroin use. Through this type of collaboration, your work can be more impactful in bringing solutions to this issue that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared a public health crisis in 2012.

Who Attends:
  • Clinicians, counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, interventionists
  • Physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, pharmacists, dentists
  • Advocates, families, and people in recovery
  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Public health and prevention officials
  • Federal, state, and local officials and lawmakers
  • Education specialists and researchers
  • Treatment center owners and operators
  • Lawyers
Monday, April 17
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Pre-Conference Workshops
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Plenary Presentation:  Sam Quinones
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, April 18
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Vision Sessions
Hosted by the Appalachian Regional Commission in cooperation with the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Hosted by COMPAS Foundation (Coalition to Optimize the Management of Pain Associated with Surgery), a nonprofit foundation
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Plenary Presentation:  Congressional Leaders Forum
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Plenary Presentation
Wednesday, April 19
7:00 am - 8:15 am
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary Presentation
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee in Exhibit Hall
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Plenary Presentation
Thursday, April 20
7:30 am - 8:30 am
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am  - 9:45am
Thought Leadership Roundtables
9:45 am - 10:00 am
10:00 - 11:15 am
Thought Leadership Roundtables

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