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2018 Athens Opioid Summit: Turning Awareness into Community Action

Athens, GA

Monday, April 23, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Free event - open to the public
Light breakfast and lunch included
Attendees will earn 6 CEU's approved by NAADAC!
The Classic Center
300 North Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30601
Advantage and the PROUD Program, (Peers in Recovery from Opioid Use and Dependency), together with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation invite you to attend this impactful event focused on treatment and recovery from opiate use disorders.
Keynote speaker: Senator Renee S. Unterman 

Senator Renee Unterman began her service in the Georgia General Assembly in 1999 and continues to serve today. She has been successful in passing major legislation in areas such as healthcare, sex trafficking prevention, metal theft, as well as many elderly and child protection measures. Today, Senator Unterman is known as one of the most effective legislators under the gold dome and has been recognized state and nationwide for her efforts. She currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services committee where she uses her background in healthcare to ensure Georgia citizens are well taken care of.

Summit Highlights Include:
8:00 a.m. Registration, coffee and pastries
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Mayor Nancy Denson
8:45 a.m. The State Response by Cassandra Price, DBHDD
9:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation by Senator Renee Unterman
10:00 a.m. Overview of the Day
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 p.m. Presentation by Tracy Lawhorn, Cobb Douglas Community Service Board
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Afternoon Presentations and Collaboration
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. Adjourn


Questions? Please contact Jamie Welton


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