Addiction Medicine Updates
Latest News & Upcoming Events
Due to COVID-19 we will not be holding the Addiction Medicine Conference as scheduled in Asheville. However, we understand YOU still want to receive up-to-date addiction medicine related education and WE are here to help. Please continue to reserve May 1 and 2 to...
As the U.S. and the rest of the world contend with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19), experts predict that it could hit some populations with substance use disorders (SUDs) particularly hard. Because it attacks the lungs, the coronavirus that causes COVID19 could be...
According to research recently published in JAMA, the numbers of American seniors over age 65 who now smoke marijuana or use edibles increased two-fold between 2015 and 2018. "What I'm seeing in my clinic are a lot of older adults who are very curious about cannabis...
Participants will gain insight into addictive disease through stories of individuals who have battled addiction and are now on the front lines assisting others in recovery. Discussion will include the intense stigma associated with the disease; the treatment pathways to combat addiction; and the role that genetics, trauma, and social opportunity play in addictive disease. Additionally, speakers will share techniques for empowering communities to make long lasting changes to promote overall health and resilience.
Due to COVID-19 we will not be holding the Addiction Medicine Conference as scheduled in Asheville. However, we understand YOU still want to receive up-to-date addiction medicine related education and WE are here to help. Please continue to reserve May 1 and 2 to participate in an online, abridged version of the currently planned agenda.
We hope everyone who has already signed up to attend will continue to join us virtually. We will announce more information on the sessions, number of CME/CE hours and revised pricing as soon as we can. Once we share the details, we will be able to issue partial refunds to those who plan to participate virtually OR if you are no longer interested or able to participate in this educational opportunity, we will be issuing full refunds.
Thank you for your understanding and ongoing commitment to the conference and the Governor’s Institute. Stay well!