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Educational Advisor for the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
This year, the comeback must be greater than the setback.
April 18-21, 2022

When it comes to addressing the worsening addiction crisis, we're stronger together. We look forward to welcoming our Rx Summit community back to an in-person format, where we can continue to collaborate, cultivate change, and create solutions. 

Registration is open. Join us for the largest, most influential annual conference addressing the opioid and addiction crisis. Register today—at our lowest rate of the year!

Rx Summit
Stream more than 75 sessions from the 2021 Summit, on demand now.
Highlights

Share strategies with decision-makers and allied professionals, embrace innovation, and learn about what is working in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement.

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Days
3,500+
Participants
50
States Represented
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Who Should Attend?
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The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit attracts a wide range of stakeholders addressing the opioid crisis, including:

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Counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, interventionists
Physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, pharmacists, dentists
Advocates, families, and people in recovery
Law enforcement personnel
Public health and prevention officials
Federal, state, and local officials and lawmakers
Education specialists and researchers
Treatment center owners and operators
Attorneys
First responders
Featured Speakers

Led by multi-disciplinary experts from across the nation, Rx Summit provides the most extensive educational experience for professionals on the frontlines of this epidemic. Take a look at some of this year's featured speakers:

Nora Volkow, MD
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Patrick M. Shannon, JD, MPH
Tribal Court Chief Judge, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court of Michigan
Doug Burgum
Governor of North Dakota
Kathryn Burgum
First Lady of North Dakota
Traci C. Green, PhD, MSc
Professor and Director, Brandeis Opioid Policy Research Collaborative
Robert L. DuPont, MD
President, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.
Gary Mendell, MBA
Founder & CEO, Shatterproof
Monty Burks, PhD
Director of Faith-Based Initiatives, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Jennifer S. Smith
Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Last year, New York City experienced over 1,300 overdoses. When we heard about the Rx Summit, we decided to attend so we could hear what other jurisdictions are doing to combat this epidemic."

Terri Tobin
Deputy Chief, NYPD
New York, NY

We want to give all of our clinicians tools for their toolbox, so I come here to learn from everyone, from federal to family."

Darlene Owens
Director SUD Initiatives
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority

Anytime you have public health, medicine, law enforcement, and treatment working together to address a situation, especially one that's such a public health impact as this, I think it's important. That's why the Rx Summit is a can't-miss conference."

Vince Caraffi, MPH
Supervisor, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

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