Where There's Life, There's Hope:
Diminishing Risk in The Midst of The Opioid Epidemic
On September 12, 2019, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Department of Children and Families in partnership with the Connecticut Women's Consortium presents, "Where There's Life, There's Hope: Diminishing Risk in The Midst of The Opioid Epidemic."
The statewide conference will bring together experts in the field of addiction and substance use to discuss approaches to reduce risk for those who struggle with an opioid use disorder.
Keynote speakers Van Asher and Sharon Stancliff, MD, will challenge the definition of recovery and present innovative ways to address the opioid crisis. Breakout session presenters will pay particular attention to the roles of community organizing, clinical work, first responders, prevention, and adolescent substance use.
- When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
- Where: Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103
- What Time: 9am-4:30pm (Sign-in begins at 8am)
- Cost: $50 (Breakfast and lunch included)
to register for, "Where There's Life, There's Hope: Diminishing Risk in The Midst of The Opioid Epidemic."
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