April 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Charlotte AHEC/ Partners Behavioral Health Mgmt

Learn about local solutions and treatments for North Carolina’s Opioid Epidemic at this free educational conference, sponsored by Partners Behavioral Health Management.

This one-day conference will also feature six breakout sessions about local projects and programs currently used to treat opioid addiction in North Carolina:

  • Drug diversion programs
  • Building community coalitions to combat the Opioid Epidemic
  • Overdose reversals
  • Therapeutic recovery communities
  • Opioid overdose response teams
  • National Quality Forum’s Strategies to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
  • And emerging trends and treatments for substance use disorder

Keynote Speaker

Omar Manejwala, M.D. is an addiction psychiatrist, international speaker, former Hazelden Medical Director, and bestselling author of the book, Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough. With over 15 years of experience treating addictive disorders, Dr. Manejwala is Chief Medical Officer of an LA-based national health services management company. He has treated thousands of patients with addictions from all walks of life, and is widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading experts on addiction.

Free continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and afternoon refreshments provided

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