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2017 National Conference On Alc​ohol And Opioid Use In Women And Girls

October 26 - October 27

2017 National Conference On Alc​ohol And Opioid Use In Women And Girls

Description

The Conference is being organized by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Women, Drinking, and Pregnancy Work Group of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

Purpose

A national conference to:

  1. Disseminate findings from the latest research on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcohol and other substance misuse among girls and women, including strategies to prevent HIV infection/progression and substance-exposed pregnancies
  2. Publicize pertinent information from Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health Develop a coalition of stakeholder organizations and researchers to develop a blueprint for a coordinated public-private response to epidemic substance misuse among women and girls

Target Audiences

  • General Health Care Providers (including physicians, obstetricians-gynecologists, nurses, counselors)
  • Addiction Prevention and Treatment Professionals (including addiction counselors, physicians, nurses)
  • Health Policymakers
  • Addiction Researchers

Sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, NIH Office of AIDS Research

To find out more about this upcoming event visit the following WEBPAGE

Participation is free of charge and open to the public.

Venue

Washington Marriott
775 12th St NW
Washington DC, 20005 United States
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