Event Phone: 785-841-4138
2018 Opioid Conference
November 15, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Please join us to explore and learn more about the opioid crisis in Kansas .
Speakers in each session will discuss strategies regarding how to address the crisis through the different lenses of Prescribing, Prevention, Treatment & Recovery, Law Enforcement, and Clinical Intervention with the unique voices of their professional experience.
Engaging together in this proactive effort we can build a collaborative response to prevent escalation of this crisis in Kansas.
Who Should Attend?
- Medical Doctors, Nurses, Health Care Providers, Pharmacists
- Prevention Specialists, Community Coalitions, Public Health Professionals, Educators, Legislators
- Treatment providers, Addiction Specialists
- Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services
Attendees will gain awareness of the impact of the prescription drug and opioid crisis in our state, be able to identify the effect of opioids on the brain and body, explore evidence-based strategies for prescription drug and opioid misuse prevention and treatment, including best practices for opioid prescribing, and engage in meaningful dialogue with other professionals across the state of Kansas.
View the conference agenda for more detailed information on speakers and sessions for this year’s conference.
If special accommodations are needed during the conference, please contact Krista Machado by October 15th at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellation Policy: Registrations may be transferred, but refunds will not be made for cancellations. To make a change to your registration please contact Krista Machado (email@example.com) or 785-841-4138.
This conference is a project of DCCCA Prevention Services and the Kansas Prescription Drug and Opioid Advisory Committee and is funded by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services through the Partnerships for Success Grant Initiative.