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Summit on the Opioid Epidemic in Illinois: Bringing it all together

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Edwards Hospital Athletic & Event Center  55 Phelps Ave. Romeoville, IL

This is a FREE event, open to the public, pre-registration is not required.
Summit on the Opioid Epidemic in Illinois: Bringing it all together

This year’s event will bring together all of the efforts made towards reducing opioid use and overdose in Will County and across the State of Illinois. Keynote speaker Laura Porter from ACE Interface will address the effects of childhood trauma and substance use and Dr. Maria Bruni from DASA and Dr. Nirav Shah from the Illinois Dept. of Public Health will discuss the efforts of the state in opioid abuse. 

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Continuing Education

Continuing education units will be available free of charge at the forum, including CEUs for addiction prevention and treatment professionals, CMEs for healthcare professionals, CEUs for social workers.

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